Do You Know America's True Heritage?

There is a "quiz" on here concerning the founding fathers and the alleged "separation of church and state," a phrase found nowhere in the Constitution, but in a PRIVATE letter by Thomas Jefferson, and even THAT has been taken out of context!

See how much you know about the TRUE heritage that started this country. But be warned, it may sadden you to see how far we have strayed from the intent of those great men who started it all.

Created by: C. S. Mellons
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1. Who said, "Providence has given to our people the the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation, to select and prefer Christians for their rulers"?
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
John Jay
James Madison
Samuel Adams
2. Who said, "It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand. Religion and virtue are the only foundations...of republicanism and of all free governments"?
John Jay
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
Patrick Henry
Nathan Hale
3. Who said, "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensible supports. In vain would than man claim teh tribute of patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness"
John Adams
Benjamin Rush
Benjamin Franklin
John Jay
Gorge Washington
Chrles Carroll
4. In the original translation of the Treaty of Tripoli by translator Joel Barlow, he independently, and without permission from diplomats, added which statement?
"The United States are independent States subject to Christian laws"
The United States considers the Barbary States allies"
"As the government of the United States of America is in no sense founded on the Christian religion..."
"Whereas the political connections with the Barbary States are hereby dissolved..."
"In the event of war with the Barbary States, the United States will spare no expense..."
"The President of the United States will declare naval warfare if the Barbary States do not cease and desist"
5. Which early president issued no less than 4 Thanksgiving Day proclomations? (Thanksgiving to GOD)
James Madison
George Washington
John Adams
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
Joseph Story
6. Which founder said, "The great enemy of salvation, in my opinion, never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools...It should be read in our scho
George Washington
John Jay
John Witherspoon
John Adams
Patrick Henry
Benjamin Rush
7. Which founder attended church services at the Capitol building?
Noah Webster
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
Benjamin Rush
Charles Carroll
Fisher Ames
8. What founder said, "The general principles, on which the Fathers achieved Independence, were.....the general principles of Christianity"?
John Adams
George Washington
Gouverneur Morris
Daniel Tompkins
Zephaniah Swift
Charles Carroll
9. Who said, "In no character or constitution is there anything to even suggest than any other than the Christian is the religion of this country"?
Zephaniah Swift
Congressional Committee
John Witherspoon
George Washington
Supreme Court
Thomas Jefferson
10. Who said, "Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure...are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of f
Benjamin Rush
Charles Carroll
John Adams
John Witherspoon
Fisher Ames
Thomas Jefferson
11. Which founder proclaimed, "History will also afford frequent opportunities of showing the necessity of a public religion...and the excellency of the Christian religion above all others, ancient or modern"?
George Washington
Daniel Tompkins
Noah Webster
Benjamin Franklin
John Jay
12. Who said, "True religion affords government its surest support"?
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
James Monroe
Zepheniah Swift
13. Which founder said, "The idea of infidelity cannot be treated with too much resentment or too much horror. The man who can think of it with patience is a traitor in his heart and ought to be execrated as one who adds the deepest hypocrisy to the blackest
Fisher Ames
Patrick Henry
Thomas Jefferson
Charles Carroll
Benjamin Franklin
John Adams
14. What patriot said, "Why should not the Bible regain the place it once held as a school book? Its morals are pure, its examples captivating and noble. The reverence for the Sacred Book that is thus early impressed lasts long; and probably if not impresse
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
Fisher Ames
Benjamin Rush
James Madison
James Witherspoon
15. Who said, "Government is a firm compact sanctified from violation by all the ties of personal honor, morality, and religion"?
Fisher Ames
John Adams
Charles Carroll
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Nathan Hale
16. Which founder said, "The liberty to worship our Creator in the way we think most agreeable to His will is a liberty deemed in other countries incompatible with good government and yet proved by our experience to be its best support"?
James Madison
John Adams
SAmuel Adams
Fisher Ames
Thomas Jefferson
Noah Webster

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