Levying War

Some articles on levying war, war:

Constructive Treason - United States
... the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort ... from attempting to prosecute for levying war people who had not directly done so ... an army of men against the United States could amount to levying war before they actually assembled ...
Sedition Act 1661 - New Offences - Treason
... devise or intend" to deprive the King of his crown, to levy war against the King, "within this realm, or without," or to "move or stir" any foreigner to invade England or any other country belonging to the King ... realm" meant Great Britain (in 1848 the Act was extended to cover Ireland), and levying war against the King was only an offence under the Act if done in order to compel the King ... However under the Treason Act 1351, which was not affected, levying war against the King was still treason, without these additional criteria.) The difference between the Treason Act 1351 and the Acts of 1661 and ...

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