Category: Foundations

Our Rich Heritage – Part One

Winston Churchill stated, “A nation that forgets its past has no future.”  With that in mind, I’d want to review three important documents that played a part in the march of liberty through the years and consequently, had a major impact on the founding of our nation.

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Anglican Patriotism In The Founding of America

Throughout this “series” of figures within major denominations who fought for colonial freedom, we’ve seen the evidence of deep patriotism through many a person’s actions.  Whether they were Baptist, Quaker, or Presbyterian, all of the colonists examined sacrificed some, if not all, ties or possessions for the cause of independence. But perhaps those patriots of the Anglican Church gave up the most.

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Quaker Patriotism In The Founding Of America

If there is any one religion to whom due credit is not given for the role they played in the founding of our nation, it would most undoubtedly be the sect of the Quaker persuasion.  Though mostly known for their radical abstinence and departure from many common social practices during the 17th and 18th centuries, this denomination still yet contributed to the American political system in ways which could not have been substituted by any other.

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