Declaration Project

Modern Declarations to Secede from the Union

These are interesting times to be alive, and an American. What will the American landscape look like five, ten, twenty years from now? If those leading a variety of secessionist movements — spring from a colorful array of political dispostions — have their druthers, the United States of America, at least as currently conceived, will be no more. In many cases, they have concocted declarations of independence to spark their movements to secede.

We currently have the following secession declarations archived:

Republic of Lakotah (2007)

Editor’s note: Until he passed away in October 2012, Russell Means, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, was a prime mover and shaker behind the effort to

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Second Vermont Republic (2012)

Editor’s note: The mission statement of the Second Vermont Republic, “a nonviolent citizens’ network and think tank,” contains a declaration of purpose, principle, and intent, and

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