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" It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights. For happily the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction,... "
The Unitarian Miscellany and Christian Monitor - Page 28
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The Language of Conscience: Using Enlightened Conservatism to Build ...

Tieman H. Dippel - Philosophy - 2002 - 255 pages
...indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoy the exercise of their inherent national gifts. For happily the Government of the United States, which...giving it on all occasions their effectual support. The word conscience dominated both the letter to Washington and his reply. It is the essence of the...
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Don't Know Much About History

Kenneth C. Davis - History - 2009 - 752 pages
...it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights. For happily the government of the...protection should demean themselves as good citizens" (emphasis added). As for Jefferson, he famously wrote that it made no difference to him whether his...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Judaism

Benjamin Blech - Religion - 2003 - 433 pages
...which he expressed an ideal that's become the official policy of America towards the Jewish people: "For happily the government of the United States,...protection should demean themselves as good citizens. May the children of the stock of Abraham who dwell in this land continue to merit and enjoy the good...
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A Documentary History of Religion in America to 1877

Mark A. Noll - History - 2003 - 607 pages
...it was by the indulgence of one class of people that another enjoyed the exercise, of their inherent natural rights. For happily the Government of the United States, which gives bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance requires only that they who live under its protection...
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The Founders on God and Government

Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall, Jeffry H. Morrison, Jeffrey Morrison - History - 2004 - 314 pages
...of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their natural rights. For happily the Government of the...giving it on all occasions their effectual support. 51 In two beautiful sentences, Washington recognizes the revolutionary character of the American regime....
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Amazing Jewish Facts and Curiosities: Can You Believe It?

Ronald H. Isaacs - Religion - 2004 - 164 pages
...Bill of Rights). "Proclaim liberty throughout the land, for all of its inhabitants" (Leviticus 25:10). "For happily the government of the United States which...giving it on all occasions their effectual support" (George Washington, Letter to the Newport Synagogue). "Righteousness raises a nation to honor, but...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture

Benjamin Blech - Religion - 2004 - 435 pages
...American colonies. Touro Synagogue at Newport, Rhode Island. (Courtesy ofG. E. Kidder Smith/Corbis) For happily, the government of the United States,...giving it on all occasions their effectual support . . . May the children of the Stock of Abraham dwell in this land, continue to merit and enjoy the...
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Good Citizenship in America

David M. Ricci, Professor David M Ricci - History - 2004 - 313 pages
...Presidential Series, 8 vols. (Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press, 1987-), Vol. 6, pp. 184-185: "Happily the government of the United States, which...giving it on all occasions their effectual support." The Republican Moment 79 republican leaders should curb their political ambitions.9' Revolutionary...
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Freedom: A History of US

Joy Hakim - History - 2003 - 406 pages
...if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed exercise of their inherent natural rights. For happily the government of the...protection should demean themselves as good citizens. James Madison seemed to think coerced religion was as hard on the church as on individuals. In an 1822...
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Pulpit and Politics: Clergy in American Politics at the Advent of the Millennium

Corwin E. Smidt - Religion - 2004 - 352 pages
...George Washington to a Rhode Island synagogue in 1790: The government of the United States of America which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution...giving it on all occasions their effectual support, (quoted in Goldberg 1996) While anti-Semitism has run as rampant in America as in any other country,...
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