"No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders." -- Sam Adams
MARCH 4,1681: William Penn granted a charter by King Charles II for 45,000 sq. miles of land. The grant was given in payment for a debt owed by the King to Penn's late father. The land later became the state of Pennsylvania.
Religious beliefs shall NOT be used to infringe upon the civil liberties of others, nor shall a national religion be established. Anyone claiming that this is a Christian country has not read their history well.
Founding Father & U.S. Patriot Charles Carroll: In the first version of his last will and testament, the only Catholic Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Carroll, wrote on December 1, 1818: “I, Charles Carroll. . . . give and bequeath my soul to God who gave it, my body to the earth, hoping that through and by the merits, sufferings, and mediation of my only Savior and Jesus Christ, I may be admitted into the Kingdom prepared by God for those who love, fear and truly serve…