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First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty profiles the generation of colonial Americans who raised the ideal of religious freedom to the level of a fundamental human right. And it honors those founders who could not rest until it was carved into law.

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A City Upon A Hill

What is religious freedom?


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Campaign of 1800

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


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Church and State

Thomas Jefferson and James Madison fought to establish the separation of church and state


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Independence is Blasphemy

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


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