[This article has been updated since publication. Please see the changes following the article.]

The United States 1754 – 1863

On April 25th 1863 Lincoln bankrupted a commercial company known as the original United States. 

Prior to this, Lincoln had formed a Delaware Corporation doing business as The United States of America, Inc. in order to continue to keep the wheels of government moving following the departure, on March 27th 1861, of eleven congressional delegates that represented the Southern States, an action which forcefully adjourned congress without having established a future date to re-convene. 

The United States of America, Inc. would claim to be a successor to the commercial company known as the United States; however, there was never any contract binding the original United States to any successor corporation. Lincoln essentially substituted his corporation as a successor trustee with the remaining members of congress acting as a corporate Board of Directors. 

On April 24th 1863, Lincoln issued General Order 100 placing the Grand Army of the Republic in charge of the fate of the nation and then on April 25th 1863, Lincoln bankrupted the original United States. 

By the time the Armistice is signed in April 1865, war had ravaged the country. The Southern States were in ruins and under military occupation and the Northern States were bankrupt. With the original Congress of the Constitution having been dissolved and replaced by a “Congress” acting as a corporate Board of Directors operating a private, for-profit, commercial corporation called The United States of America, Inc., the period of 1867 – 1868 and the passing of the Reconstruction Acts were a time of great deceit. 

The corporate “Congress” engaged in the creation of five military districts in ten Southern States and allowed the military district commanders to appoint “judges” to run civil tribunals, essentially creating a form of law called “Special Admiralty” which is not and has never been authorized by the constitution. The identification of this court was to be found by the presence of a gold fringed Stars and Stripes with the judge acting as the “captain” or “master” of the ship or enclave. 

In 1868, this same corporate “Congress” proceeded to publish its corporate articles as a deceptive look-alike and sound-alike constitution. The title was purposefully given a similar name to the original constitution. Where the original constitution by the founding fathers was called “The Constitution for the united States of America” (the lower-case ‘u’ is intentional), the new document was called the “Constitution of the United States of America” and it was written in similar tone and language as the original with the word “for” in the title changed to the word “of”.

With this new corporate charter, the articles and by-laws of this new commercial corporation no longer required any ratification of amendments by the states. This paved the way for the unratified Fourteenth Amendment to be born into law by a simple proclamation of it having been passed in 1868.

The Fourteenth Amendment was designed to establish the underlying debt of the Government to the international bankers. From then on, every person born was born into private corporate limited liability as a corporate entity called a “citizen of the United States” and the banks established maritime salvage liens against every man, woman, child, all land, and every business in America (see: We the Subjects).

The United States of America, Inc. 1868 – 1907

In February 1871, the corporate “Congress” began the process of forming a corporation, commercial agency, and government for the “District of Columbia” (see: Treason and the Act of 1871). Also in 1871 “Congress” declared itself to be the successor of all “United States corporations” and the property of all said corporations claiming complete ownership of every corporation in America. This claim extends to all the natural born inhabitants (now called citizens) and all of their assets. 

Not content with the semantic deceit wrought by both the new corporate charter posing as the constitution and the Act of 1871, which initiated the process of creating a separate foreign government in the 10-square mile parcel of land known as Washington, D.C., the corporate “Congress” sought to legitimize itself through the creation of a separate nation using federal territories and possessions as “states” complete with their land jurisdictions. The permission for this was derived from a series of Supreme Court cases known as the Insular Tariff Cases. This “union” of “states” operating as “the United States of America (Minor)” in place of the Continental United States is composed of Guam, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa. 

The United States of America, Inc. went bankrupt by 1907 and in its place “the United States of America, Inc.” was introduced with a small ‘t’ in the word “the” purposefully.

the United States of America, Inc. 1907 – 1933

Following the financial disaster of 1907, a strategy was well underway by European banking interests to gain exclusive control of the money supply for the government with a private, commercial, and mostly-foreign owned association called the Federal Reserve Association. This association bought the United States of America, Inc. and all of its “state” franchises and “agencies”. 

The use of the word “Federal” in the title was for the purposes of suggesting, to the population, that the bank was a part of the federal government. The Federal Reserve Act was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson without being ratified by any state in 1913. In response to this, Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh famously said: “From now on, depressions will be scientifically created.” 

In 1917, the corporate “Congress” acting in accord with their international banking bosses conscripted all private property in America through the passing of the “War Powers Act”. Prior to this time there has never been any mention of anything called “War Powers” or any avenue that could be pursued that would entitle any government entity to the private possessions of every man, women, and child in America for military use. This was an illegal and unconstitutional power grab. 

Following the cessation of military involvement in the First World War, the corporate “Congress” and various Presidents continued to declare “states of emergency” and “states of war” in order to retain control of all assets belonging to the states and state citizens. It is for this reason that the United States of America, Inc. would be in possession of these assets when bankruptcy would eventually be declared in 1933. 

Leading up to this bankruptcy was a boom known as the “Roaring Twenties”. The 1920’s saw massive leveraged investment speculation as the Federal Reserve was excessively printing money with the bankers allowing markets to build along with a comfortable population making increasingly risky investments hoping for a fortune in an overvalued market. 

In 1929, the Federal Reserve abruptly and purposefully cut off the money supply and, as a result, triggered a depression. Businesses were closed and real estate prices dropped. The bankers, however, were positioned to benefit from this fallout immensely and make a tremendous amount of real estate acquisitions for pennies.  

At this same time, the US Treasury was paying interest to the Federal Reserve Corporation in gold certificates, coin, and bullion that were then shipped off to the European banks controlled by the elite. By 1933 the Treasury was drained and the government was insolvent. 

On March 6th 1933, Roosevelt proclaimed the bankruptcy of the United States of America, Inc.

The Fourteenth Amendment had established a “citizen of the United States” that all “Governors” of 48 federal “State” franchises pledged “the good faith and credit” of as an asset to finance the Chapter 11 re-organization expenses and pay interest in perpetuity to the creditors on the “national debt”. Conveniently, the Fourteenth Amendment states that the payment of this debt “shall not be questioned”. 

The creditors, of course, were the Federal Reserve bankers. 


  • Fixed a misleading sentence related to the gold fringe flag and civil tribunals
  • Added a quick reference to the 1907 bankruptcy

13 thoughts on “Bankrupt

  1. Hmmm here I am not so sure. How can you talk about Lincoln and the civil war and not mention Greenbacks, which were publicly issued, permanently circulating debt-free asset money. I thought it was the international bankers who had fomented unrest in both the north and south with the intention of taking down the US becasue the international bankers feared US production capacity and growth would not be under their control. Of course they were able to bribe Congress as always to do their bidding eventually. But progressives and farmers of the post civil war era demanded the government issue more greenbacks, debt-free public money for roads, schools, libraries, hospitals etc. which is what Coxey’s army was about, the largest DC protest to that date. The battle raged and they lost but we need to push for that Public Money System today and we cannot afford to lose this time. Best to ya,


    1. It absolutely was the international bankers fomenting unrest. You are correct. This article is very much a work in progress, but I decided to post it anyway and work on revisions. Thank you for the feedback! I am always looking for ways to improve my articles. 🙂


    2. greenbacks came in a package; a very large number of 6% 5/20 bonds were issued to fund them —not to mention the cost of that war, an expensive way to issue United States Notes


    1. It is totally fascinating (and infuriating). This article is really just a work-in-progress that was cobbled together; however, anything and everything by Judge Anna Von Reitz (Anna Maria Riezinger) will really open your eyes:

      I am merely a gateway to her work. She is absolutely brilliant. She also has a fantastic book co-written by James Clinton Belcher: “You Know Something is Wrong When….. An American Affidavit of Probable Cause”

      There are an absolute wealth of articles on the subject on the internet. My desk is literally covered in printouts.


      1. You are very welcome! Thank you for having an interest in all of this. To me, that means everything. My entire purpose is to try my best to raise awareness of these things. Inquiring minds like yours are the reason I am doing this. 🙂


  2. I think you did an exc job for a first-in-the-series type thing to acquaint us with a broad backround. i look forward to your next one. the 14th amendment didnt set the blacks free as much as bring us under one master– subjects with privileges for blacks and whites. and i think it was the 16th that changed the definitions of words such as, “persons” to include any artificial enitity (people transformed into legal fiction) unbeknownst to anyone who had their property and lives pledged away from them unknowingly and bound into their system through adhesion contracts, among other means, thru fraud and deceit. keep up the great work.


  3. >>>>> “the Federal Reserve bankers”

    Out of the 7,700 banks that operate in the U.S., 2,900 are members/owners of the Federal reserve. (only a member bank may be, and must be, owner of the Fed) Everyone of those 2,900 banks is a publically traded company, the owners could be ascertained, with some work.

    On average, 25% of the shares of U.S. banks are held by Union pension funds. Unionized and non-unionized government emloyees are owners and beneficiaries of the Fed. Your friendly government employee at the DMV, your teacher, your neighbourhood fireman, policeman; your united auto worker; they are all part owners of the Fed. At the same time, not one Rothschild banks is member of the system

    “The use of the word ‘Federal’ in the title was for the purposes of deceiving the population into believing that the bank was a part of the federal government.”
    Not really; it referred to the fact that it was a Union-wide system; as opposed to a State-wide system, such as functioned in New York some years earlier.
    The word “National” in the National currency Banking System didn’t imply that it was owned by the nation, it indicated that it operated nation-wide, its notes circulated nation-wide.

    >>>>>>>>>> “was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson without being ratified by any state in 1913.”
    What need would there have been to ratify— “An Act to provide for the establishment of Federal reserve banks, for furnishing an elastic currency, affording means of re-discounting commercial paper, and to establish a more effective supervision of banking in the United States, and for other purposes.” ?

    Here is some tid-bit to munch on:
    Sec. 4. ……. Upon the filing of such certificate with the Comptroller of the Currency as aforesaid, the said Federal reserve bank shall become a body corporate and as such, and in the name designated in such organization certificate, shall have power—

    Second. To have succession for a period of twenty years from its organization unless it is sooner dissolved by an Act of Congress, or unless its franchise becomes forfeited by some violation of law.

    This they copied from the February 25, 1863, national currency bank act. And they followed their own law, and in 1882 and 1902 Congress gave new lease on life to those entities.
    According to this section 4, subsection 2, in 1933, 1953, 1973, 1993…. there should have been some congressional procedure to extend the corporate existence of the 12 federal reserve banks…..

    I have not read the Record beyond 1913, perhaps you did ? when did they modify the law ?


  4. i checked out the history of the greenback and found an interesting web site, and their history of money. it describes how central banks (money changers) have a bad influence on society. and the us presidents who try to cancel the central banks meet with an unfortunate demise (assignation). and how central banks cause recessions, depressions and their all time favorite war. since their interest on the loans to governments can not be paid off the only thing a government can do is cancel them out and issue government script and the central banks retaliation is assinating the heads of state, Lincoln, Garfield and kennedy and starting wars. central bankers are truly formidable foes, what can we as people do to get rid of central bankers?


    1. No, you didn’t, you just looked at some garbage that has nothing to do with history or the greenbacks.
      Lincoln and Garfield were warm friends of bankers, why would any of them shoot them ?


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