Freedom Writer - September 1995 _What_do_you_know_about_separation?_ The word God appears

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Freedom Writer - September 1995 _What_do_you_know_about_separation?_ The word God appears in the U.S. Constitution how often? _[ref001] not at all once six times _ The U.S. Constitution guarantees religious liberty for _[ref002] Christians churchgoers of all faiths atheists and agnostics all of the above _ Separation of church and state originated in which country? _[ref003] France United States of America Soviet Union Nazi Germany _ The phrase "separation between church and state" originated with _[ref004] the Soviet constitution a dissenting opinion by former Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter a letter written by Thomas Jefferson none of the above _ The Puritans escaped religious persecution and in their own colony allowed religious freedom for _[ref005] everyone all Christians Puritans only Puritans and Anglicans _ What does the First Amendment say about religion? _[ref006] nothing that the U.S. is founded upon Christian principles that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting free exercise that there is no national religion, but each state may set up its own religious practices _ Which early colonial settlements practiced freedom of religion? _[ref007] the Pilgrims and Puritans in Massachusetts the colony in Virginia Roger Williams' Providence settlement all of them _ "...the government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion..." Where does this phrase appear? _[ref008] the U.S. Communist party platform a speech by Abraham Lincoln American Jewish Congress U.S. treaty signed by President Adams _ U.S. currency has carried in the motto In God We Trust since _[ref009] the U.S. was founded 1862 1914 1954 _ _Reprinted_by_permission_of_Freedom_from_Religion_Foundation,_Box_ 750,_Madison,_WI_53701._ [ref010][ref011] Return to table of contents Copyright 1995 IFAS The Freedom Writer / ifas@crocker.com [ref001] answer1.html [ref002] answer2.html [ref003] answer3.html [ref004] answer4.html [ref005] answer5.html [ref006] answer6.html [ref007] answer7.html [ref008] answer8.html [ref009] answer9.html [ref010] index.html [ref011] ../../uparrow.gif This file is copywritten by the Institute for First Amendment Studies. Subscribe to The Freedom Writer and Walk Away news letters by writing to or telephoneing the Institute for First Amendment Studies: Post Office Box 589 Great Barrington, Massachusetts. 01230 Telephone: (413) 528-3800 E-Mail: ifas@crocker.com Web page: http://www.crocker.com/~ifas

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