Recent Additions to Our Collection

Estonian Declaration of Independence, or Manifesto to the Peoples of Estonia (Manifest Eestimaa rahvastele), Feb. 23, 1918
Estonian Declaration of Independence, or Manifesto to the Peoples of Estonia (Manifest Eestimaa rahvastele), Feb. 23, 1918

Editor’s Note: This somewhat flowery document, that makes some nods to our July 4, 1776 Declaration, was issued in the...

Strictures Upon the Declaration of Independence of Congress at Philadelphia, October 15, 1776
Strictures Upon the Declaration of Independence of Congress at Philadelphia, October 15, 1776

Editor’s Note: Originally published anonymously in 1776, this 32-page missive against our July 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence was...

A Declaration of Liberty by the Representatives of the Slave Population of the United States of America, July 4, 1859
A Declaration of Liberty by the Representatives of the Slave Population of the United States of America, July 4, 1859

After the capture at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, of the white abolitionist, John Brown —  who believed that only an...

Black Lives Matter Declaration — State of the Black Union (2015)
Black Lives Matter Declaration — State of the Black Union (2015)

Editor’s Note:  “We the People, committed to the declaration that Black lives matter, will fight to end the structural...

An Essay favoring American Independence (Oct. 22, 1776) that Rebuts a British Declaration Against Independence (Sept. 19, 1776)
An Essay favoring American Independence (Oct. 22, 1776) that Rebuts a British Declaration Against Independence (Sept. 19, 1776)

Editor’s note:  Embedded within this eloquent response by a South Carolina patriot is the full text of a snotty...

Declaration of Wants, Youth Liberation Movement of Ann Arbor, 1970
Declaration of Wants, Youth Liberation Movement of Ann Arbor, 1970

Editor’s Note:  In December 1970, fifteen-year-old Keith Hefner, along with other teens, launched the Youth Liberation Movement of Ann Arbor. This...

MyDeclaration & OurDeclaration

Declaration Against Censorship
Declaration Against Censorship

There has always been one thing that has been unsettling to me. And that’s censorship. Censorship of course means...

Declaration Against Blocked Sites
Declaration Against Blocked Sites

Many sites or images needed for research for school assignments are blocked on our school issued computers. This is...

Declaration for an Obtainable Education
Declaration for an Obtainable Education

In the course of human experience, it has become necessary to educate the general populace to the extent that they...

Declaration of Complete Gender Equality
Declaration of Complete Gender Equality

Gender is not a choice, and it’s not something that can be decided by someone else for you.  Gender...

Declaration of the Defense of our Data | Is Big Brother Watching?
Declaration of the Defense of our Data | Is Big Brother Watching?

Many people have personal information held in a digital format.  Individuals often take the security of their information for...

Declaration of Love (a Valentine’s Day addition to our project)
Declaration of Love (a Valentine’s Day addition to our project)

Snippet from “Declaration of Love,” a preface to E.L. Doc Hunter’s Song of Melete When in the course of human events...

Recent Blog Posts

A way cool visionary Declaration — for the sake of our future
A way cool visionary Declaration — for the sake of our future

I hardly know where to start — I guess first, with this amazing declaration — a Declaration for the...

Constitution High School Students’ MyDeclarations Rock
Constitution High School Students’ MyDeclarations Rock

On October 5, I paid a visit to Constitution High School, and held my latest exchange with students from the class...

Three Books on the Declaration: Chris’s recommendation
Three Books on the Declaration: Chris’s recommendation

It was heartening to receive today a supportive email from David Armitage, chair of Harvard’s vaunted history department, and...

Partnering Rocks
Partnering Rocks

Before I spend the rest of the day (after a near-sleepless night catching up on work) celebrating my birthday...