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First Freedom

Church and State

3:09

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison fought efforts to impose a General Assessment in Virginia and, in the process, to establish the separation between church and state.

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A City Upon A Hill

What is religious freedom?

5:22

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Campaign of 1800

The campaign of 1800 severed the once-strong relationship between Jefferson and Adams.

6:16

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Independence is Blasphemy

The British perceived Americans’ fight for independence as an act of blasphemy

5:36

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Religious Liberty

The Founders’ thinking evolved to embracing the religious freedom for all

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The idea of freedom of religion in the USA ignited a fundamental shift in human history

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