An Appeal to Heaven - Relic Collection

noun | rel•ic | /`relik/
1. an object surviving from an earlier time, especially one of historical or sentimental interest.  

Used during the American Revolution, the "Appeal to Heaven" flag was originally used by a squadron of cruisers commissioned under George Washington. It was also used by Massachusetts' state navy vessels.

The phrase connotes after a long continuance of unjust abuses of power by a government have been patiently suffered and all means of redress by earthly authority are ineffectual and exhausted, a People are left no alternative than to appeal to a morally just Supreme Judge for final adjudication and hopeful vindication of their cause through forcible resistance to achieve redress either through the acquiescence, alteration, or abolishment of the offending government.

• Navy - Semi-structured fit: medium structure, medium profile, constructed with a durable, rugged canvas
• Black - Relaxed fit: no structure, low to medium profile

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