...a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, ... Thomas Jefferson
has moved into a Territorial Project
People from counties within the California / Oregon border region joining to form the free
stateterritory of Jefferson.
Free people - Free Markets - Limited Government
One proposal for a new map of the state of Jefferson
Article IV, Section. 3 - U.S.
New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or Parts of States, without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.
What is the State of Jefferson - Herald and News
The most notable time in the history of Jefferson was in 1941, when Gilbert Gable, the first mayor of Port Orford, Oregon met with a group of civic leaders in northern California proposing to secede his county (Curry) from Oregon to join with the northern counties of California to form their own state.
Bill Maginnis - Member of the Yreka 20-30 Club, which promoted Jefferson statehood in 1941
Jefferson Citizen's Committee
as the interim state capital.
Not just a state of mind,...
Jefferson Citizen's Committee handing out Jefferson Proclamation to motorists
Repainted by the Yreka Greenhorn Grange in 2009.
Stanton Delaplane of the San Francisco Chronicle won the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism for his series of articles on the Jefferson movement of 1941.
Two X's painted on the bottom of a gold pan during the patriotic rebellion of 1941 served as the State Seal.
The two X's symbolize the people being double-crossed by Salem and Sacramento, the capitals of Oregon and California.
The Jefferson Citizen's Committee held a patriotic rebellion to petition for good roads to be built to utilize valuable timber and mineral resources to aid the country in military defense.
Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese on December 7th and the United States was in the midst of World War II bringing an end to the 1941 uprising.
The individuals involved pledged their allegiance to the United States and served our country to win the war.
In 1941, Jefferson, the state, was named for Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.
Jefferson also penned the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Thomas Jefferson - Fiscal and judiciary reform
10th Amendment -
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
Tenth Amendment Center
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