Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, north by Pennsylvania, and east by New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor.
|… for promoting the liberty, safety, and interest of America.||Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance|
|in all cases and at all times the military ought to be under strict subordination to and governed by the civil power||Management & Managing Government|
|No person hereafter imported into this State from Africa ought to be held in slavery under any presence whatever; and no negro, Indian, or mulatto slave ought to be brought into this State, for sale, from any part of the world.||Constitution / Bills & Declarations of Rights ;Slaves, Slavery & The Slave Trade|
|Nor can any man that is conscientiously scrupulous of bearing arms in any case be justly compelled thereto if he will pay such equivalent.||Military & Veterans|
|That a well regulated militia is the proper, natural and safe defense of a free government …. standing armies are dangerous to liberty||Guns & Gun Control|
|There shall be no establishment of any one religious sect in this State in preference to another; and no clergyman or preacher of the gospel, of any denomination, shall be capable of holding any civil once in this State, or of being a member of either of the branches of the legislature, while they continue in the exercise of the pastoral function.||Constitution / Bills & Declarations of Rights|
|Trial by jury of facts where they arise is one of the greatest securities of the lives, liberties and estates of the people.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|