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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
Text 2. Jefferson/Madison
Text 3. Adams/Jefferson
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Text 4. American Bible Society
Text 5. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
Text 6. Rev. Peter Cartwright
Text 7. Richard Allen
Text 8. Background
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3.  John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, Correspondence, 1812-1823; excerpts from ten letters

   John Adams
  Thomas Jefferson
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Biography of John Adams, from The American President (PBS/WNET)

Biography of Thomas Jefferson, from The American President (PBS/WNET)

Overview: "Jefferson and Adams: A Lifetime of Letters," from

Overview from the introduction of the Collected Letters (UNC Press)

Other Jefferson-Adams letters on religion, from
   On immaterialism in Christian theology, 15 August 1820
   On Calvinism, 11 April 1823

Jefferson on religion and the state, from the Library of Congress

Jefferson's "wall of separation" letter to the Danbury Baptists, 1802, from the Library of Congress

Jefferson's "moral sense" letter to his nephew, 1787 (religion and morality, faith and reason), from

On the reconciliation of Jefferson and Adams, from the Univ. of Virginia

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