Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 23 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...for no other earthly power claims the right to govern it. Without one historic fact on which the pretension can rest, without one line or word of treaty or covenant which can give color to title, the United States having asserted, and the British government has chosen to concede, that these sovereign States are dependencies of the government which is administered at Washington.
Great Britain has, accordingly...
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