Taking Back Our Stolen History
1780s
1780s

Washington: “(The U.S.A.) can never be in danger of degenerating into a(n)… oppressive form so long as there shall remain any virtue in the body of the people.”

In a letter to Marquis De Lafayette, February 7, 1788, George Washington wrote this: [T]he [federal] government . . . can never be in danger …

Ben Franklin: “…There are Two Passions Which have a Powerful Influence in the Affairs of Men – the Love of Power and the Love of Money.”

Ben Franklin address at the Constitutional Convention titled “Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy,” June 2, 1787: Stephanie Condon wrote in a CBS News article, March …

Jefferson Passed the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom ending the State-Established Church in Virginia and Placing All Religions on Equal Footing

Religious Freedom Day is celebrated in America each year on January 16 — the date of the 1786 passage of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of …