“Come and take it” is a common phrase used throughout history in multiple different languages and cultures as an expression of defiance against injustice, threats, intimidation, tyranny, and authoritarianism. Some claim King Leonidas I of Sparta made the expression in an exchange with King Xerxes of Persia at the Battle of Thermopylae. It is commonlyContinue reading “History of the Phrase “Come and Take It” and the Gonzales Flag”
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History and Symbolism of the Original Gadsden Flag
This is a blog post about the history and symbolism of the Gadsden Flag.