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Christian influences on the American Founding

Gouverneur Morris: The Only Solid Base of Free Governments

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GOUVERNEUR MORRIS For avoiding the extremes of despotism or anarchy ... the only ground of hope must be on the morals of...

Civil Government is of God, Tyranny of Man – Benjamin Colman

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS GOD hath set: As well in the nature of things, as in his word. Government is not a creature...

Thomas Jefferson on "the Precepts of Jesus"

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson, 1820 I hold the precepts of Jesus, as delivered by Himself, to be the most pure, benevolent and sublime which have...

Thomas Jefferson on “the Precepts of Jesus”

Liberty Letters, Thomas Jefferson, 1820 I hold the precepts of Jesus, as delivered by Himself, to be the most pure, benevolent and sublime which have...

Benjamin Franklin: Plain Truth

American Thought In 1747—during the troubles with France and Spain,— Benjamin Franklin publishes a tract reminding citizens of the imprudence exhibited by those accustomed to...

Richard Stockton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

American Minute with Bill Federer His grandson, Robert, was the U.S. Navy Commodore who helped freed slaves found Liberia, West Africa, and in 1846, captured...