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May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.
Should I be the happy mortal destined to turn the scale of war, will you not rejoice, O my father?
If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat, still shall it be said we died like brave men, and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
Your former Fathers the Spaniards have now no further Authority over you.
Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines.
I cannot consent to be led three or four hundred leagues out of my route, without its being by force of arms.
It was the wish of the Americans that their red brethren should remain peacefully round their own fires, and not embroil themselves in any disputes between the white people.
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It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free.
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Zebulon Montgomery Pike was an American brigadier general and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado was renamed. As a U.S.
Pike's Explorations in Minnesota, 1805-6
The Boy's Story of Zebulon M. Pike
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