What Does Don't Tread on Me Mean?

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'Don't tread on me' is a motto that was used by the colonists to mean they were ready and willing to defend their freedoms and rights. It was a motto found on the Gadsen flag which was bright yellow with a coiled rattlesnake.
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The phrase is like the saying "I'm not your doormat. Almost is as if the meaning is "don't belittle or undervalue me" or by extension "don't get in my way"
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Actually the slogan goes back to the original tea party in 1775 and as such served as a fitting symbol for the tea party faction of the Republican party, and later for the Republican
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"DON'T TREAD ON ME" comes from a US flag during the Revolution. The rattlesnake had
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