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United Colonies

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  • proper noun The Thirteen Colonies that became the United States of America.

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Examples

  • Resolved, that in all Continental Commissions, and other Instruments where heretofore the Words, "United Colonies," have been used, the

    John Adams autobiography, part 1, "John Adams," through 1776

  • Therein the 'United Colonies' were declared to be 'free and Independent States;' but, even then, the object plainly was not to declare their independence of one another or of the Union, but directly the contrary, as their mutual pledge and their mutual action before, at the time, and after wards abundantly show.

    Men of Maryland

  • Therein the "United Colonies" were declared to be "free and independent States"; but even then the object plainly was not to declare their independence of one another or of the Union, but directly the contrary, as their mutual pledge and their mutual action before, at the time, and afterward, abundantly show.

    The Writings of Abraham Lincoln — Volume 5: 1858-1862

  • Therein the "United Colonies" were declared to be "free and independent States"; but even then the object plainly was not to declare their independence of one another or of the Union, but directly the contrary, as their mutual pledge and their mutual action before, at the time, and afterward, abundantly show.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Abraham Lincoln Writings

  • Therein the "United Colonies" were declared to be "free and independent States;" but even then the object plainly was, not to declare their independence of one another or of the Union, but directly the contrary, as their mutual pledges and their mutual action before, at the time, and afterward abundantly show.

    Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

  • Still the pressure mounted; on June 7, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduced in Congress a resolution asserting that “these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.”

    Robert Morris

  • Still the pressure mounted; on June 7, Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduced in Congress a resolution asserting that “these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.”

    Robert Morris

  • Asked for 500 words or less, it included the above and the rest was related to declaring "that these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be free and independent states: that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved."

    Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.: Independence Day: Not just independence, but human rights

  • Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of

    The Declaration of Indepenence

  • Army engineers June 16, 1775, the day before he actually received his commission from the Continental Congress "to be General and Commander in chief, of the army of the United Colonies."

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