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Madison’s Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787: August 30

Founders discussed requirements to admit new states, the ratification process, and religious tests. August 30, 1787

Madison's Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787: August 30

Founders discussed requirements to admit new states, the ratification process, and religious tests. August 30, 1787

Tennessee's First Constitution: Religion Clauses

No person who denies the being of God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State. - Tennessee Constitution 1796

Tennessee’s First Constitution: Religion Clauses

No person who denies the being of God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State. - Tennessee Constitution 1796