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Living the Revolution: America, 1789-1820
Topic: Predicaments of Early Republican LifeTopic: ReligionTopic: PoliticsTopic: ExpansionTopic: Equality
Topic: Religion
Overview of Living the Revolution
Resource Menu: Religion
Text 1. Online Exhibition
•  Reading Guide
» Link


Text 2. Jefferson/Madison
Text 3. Adams/Jefferson
Text 4. American Bible Society
Text 5. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
Text 6. Rev. Peter Cartwright
Text 7. Richard Allen
Text 8. Background
RESOURCE MENU Reading Guide » Link

Link Page
1.  Online Exhibition: Religion and the Founding of the American Republic, Sections VI and VII

     Matteson, The Prayer in the First Congress, A.D. 1774, 1848
Matteson, The Prayer in the First Congress, A.D. 1774, 1848

Links
Section VI: Religion and the Federal Government (church and state)
  Pt. 1: http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel06.html
  Pt. 2: http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel06-2.html

Section VII: Religion and the New Republic (evangelicalism, the African American church)
  http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel07.html


Online
Source


Library of Congress

Printing

This site is intended for online viewing. If you choose to print the pages:
-   Print directly from the site.
-   Length: 26 pages (many images and open space).


Supplemental
sites


Home page of the exhibition

"State Government," Section IV of the exhibition, which includes the church-state debates in Massachusetts and Virginia

Divining America: Religion in American History, from the National Humanities Center






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