Originally Posted by scottwww
I certainly don't dispute citizenship by location of birth or by parentage. That is citizenship. What makes "natural born Citizen" is not equal to what makes "citizen". This thread is about "natural born Citizen" and a discussion of what constitutes "citizen" is most appropriate in discussing how it is distinguished from the other.
With support for your argument, what do you have in historical documents that clarifies the different types of citizen and more specifically "natural born Citizen"?
I can provide that source. But before that, are you now going to concede that Vattel is out? You gave your word, will you live up to it?