Thomas Jefferson and the Wall of Separation between Church and State

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Abington School District v. Schempp (1963), 89, 104. See also School prayer cases
Acts of Supremacy and Uniformity (1559) (England), 73
Adams, Abigail, 62
Adams, Rev. Jasper, 83, 88
Adams, John, 18, 39; and admiration for Burgh's writings, 81, 211n. 61; and election of 1800, 10; last words of, 128, 242n. 104; and religious proclamations as president, 27, 45, 56, 57, 67
Adams, Samuel, 188n. 30
Alien and Sedition Laws (U.S.), 62, 192n. 39
Amendment, First. See First Amendment (U.S. Constitution)
Amendment, Fourteen. See Fourteenth Amendment (U.S. Constitution)
Amendment, Ten. See Tenth Amendment (U.S. Constitution)
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the, 92, 100–101, 220n. 57
American Dictionary, An (1828) (Webster), 107
American Freedom and Catholic Power (1949) (Blanshard), 102
American Historical Society, the, 97
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. See Protestants and Other Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
Anabaptists, 72, 73, 202n. 11
Anglicans, Anglican Church, 6, 13, 73, 76, 203n. 13. See also Church of England
Aristotle, 107, 110
Article IV, clause 3 (U.S. Constitution) (religious test ban), 60
Backus, Rev. Isaac, 78
Baltimore, Md., 12, 14
Bancroft, George, 99, 100
Baptists, the, 10, 17, 23, 25, 27, 53, 78, 207n. 40; in Connecticut, 6, 20, 21, 25, 32–33, 47, 51, 53, 56, 68; and discomfort with Jefferson's separationist position, 52–53; in Massachusetts, 10, 78; in New England, 6, 9, 29, 51, 53, 68, 169n. 59; and Roger Williams, 78; in Virginia, 13, 84–85. See also Danbury Baptist Association of Connecticut
Baptists, the Danbury. See Danbury Baptist Association of Connecticut
Barbed wire fence, 90–91, 93. See also Fences
Barron v. Baltimore (1833), 61
Bastille, 12, 16, 150
Beckley, John, 20
Bentley, Rev. William, 221n. 5
Bergh, Albert Ellery, 96
Berkey v. Third Ave. Ry. Co. (1926), 95, 229n. 72
Berlin Wall, the, 93, 108, 220n. 56
Bible, the, 18, 19, 166n. 43, 167n. 46, 230n. 4
Bill for Appointing Days of Public Fasting and Thanksgiving (Virginia), 59, 136, 187nn. 22–26
Bill for Establishing Religious Freedom. See Virginia Statute for Establishing Religious Freedom
Bill for Punishing Disturbers of Religious Worship and Sabbath Breakers (Virginia), 135, 187n. 22
Bill of Rights (U.S.), 56, 68, 105; and federalism, 59–62. See also Federalism; First Amendment (U.S. Constitution)
Black, Hugo L.: and Everson v. Board of Education (1947), 1, 4, 5, 100, 119, 124, 125, 126; and “high and impregnable”

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