In 1637, Algonquin people refused Dutch demands to pay taxes for military fortifications
. Beginning about 1660, newly arrived Quaker colonists began refusing demands to pay war taxes, and in 1709 the Quaker Assembly refused to pay some 4,000 British pounds for a campaign against Canada, noting that "it was contrary to their religious principles to hire men to kill one another."
Worldwide, Switzerland still possesses the most substantial collection of military fortifications
from that time.
In its strategic alliance with the theocracy of Iran, the Ba'thist regime of Damascus has since mid-2000 followed the model of Tehran in military fortifications
; and more so since the US-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003.
Its survey of lingering impressions at battle sites, military fortifications
, and even relics should not be missed.
Peruzzi's design innovations were extremely wide-ranging, as demonstrated by essays which consider his designs for tombs, villas, military fortifications
, and ecclesiastical structures, including his work on St Peter's Basilica.
Little would be known about these were it not for a postbag dropped at military fortifications
near Dunhuang in 314 and found by the scholar and archaeologist Aurel Stein in 1907.
American and British military fortifications
back to 1859.