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Saspearian Declaration of Independence
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|The Saspearian Declaration of Independence|
The original copy of the document (2017).
|Ratified||20 October 2017|
|Location||Stored in the Emperor's Residence.|
|Author(s)||Emperor Anthony I|
|Purpose||To formally declare Independence from the United States of America.|
The Saspearian Declaration of Independence is the pronouncement adopted by the Government of Saspearian. This Declaration was written, signed and enacted on 20 October 2017 in the US state of Texas by what was described as it's "Congress". To formally announce the separation and the establishment of Saspearian from the United States of America. The United States Declaration of Independence greatly influenced this pronouncement as described in the first words of the text "Us the people of Saspearian" and the ideals of the document. Despite the claims of Saspearian being sovereign from America, there hasn't been a response from behalf of the US Government, thus making the document to be considered as a Unilateral Declaration of Independence.
In total, 7 signatories from the Saspearian Congress ratified the Saspearian Declaration of Independence, the author of the Declaration, Emperor Anthony I would later go on to become inaugurated as the new nation's leader and would become the First Emperor of Saspearian.
In 2016, Anthony Gaitan started to have an idea regarding the establishment of a sovereign nation, lead by himself as Emperor with it's own intentions and vision set for the country as a whole, after getting inspiration from the stories of Micronations from the likes of Molossia and the Empire of Austenasia. The first main motive for the creation of a new country is to act as a haven due to the rising political tensions during this period, there was also the plausibility of a Second American Civil War. The second major reasoning for the creation of Saspearian was to greatly improve the societal environment of the world, and attempt to make it a better place. He was also influenced by the Republic of Texas and states it as a major influence on the development of Saspearian.
Saspearian likely had some internal and external activity in the months of August to October of 2017, during this time Saspearian had its own website, the Saspearian Broadcasting Company was created, and claimed that it was a new country. Then on the morning of 20 October 2017, 13-year old Anthony Gaitan started to create it's Declaration of Independence to formally establish the nation and to 'declare independence from the United States' to announce Saspearian's sovereignty from America. It was likely a few minutes after the creation of the document that Anthony had to arrive at his then Middle School.
Later that same day at around Noon in CST, Anthony had just arrived in the Cafeteria which was during the 8th Grade lunch period and quickly formed the 'Saspearian Congress' at his table, most of the founding fathers signed the Declaration during this time. Several minutes had passed, and Anthony G. had to go to class and carried the document with him.
A few hours passed by and the school had just ended for the day, Anthony walked out of school and saw Sebastian Henao and told him about the Saspearian Declaration of Independence. Anthony asked him if he wanted to participate and Sebastian decided to sign the document making him the last signatory of the Declaration.
It was then at around 5-7 PM in UTC-06:00, the document was starting to be written by Anthony who had gotten some inspiration from the United States Declaration of Independence. Which shared the similar central themes of freedom and liberty, then the final touches were added to the Declaration. Shortly after it was written Anthony began to read the document from beginning to end in a speech thus announcing the separation of Saspearian from America.
The Declaration explains the basic fundamental rights of Saspearian and represents all of the nations' ambitions.
"Us the people of Saspearian. Believe everyone shall have equal rights, They have rights to live, and theyre [sic] rights to have freedom. Everyone in this nation shall respect others and live there to the limit. Us the people of Saspearian is allowed to collaborate, show free thoughts and ideas. We should always welcome our neighbors. Even if our nation is through rough times. This nation is destined for greatness. We can surely predict the future of Saspearian. Everyone here in this nation will have their own rights for freedom and unity."
All of the 7 delegates from the Saspearian Congress.
- Anthony Gaitan (Emperor Anthony I)
- Bryce Van Houten
- Jackson W. (assumed name)
- Leo Vargas
- Sebastian Henao
- Emaad Karim
- Rishi Srinivassan