The Rights of the People

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TEACH Services, Inc., 5 Σεπ 2019 - 382 σελίδες

Alonzo Trévier Jones (1859-1923) spoke before a United States Congressional subcommittee in 1889, to oppose the Breckinridge Bill, which sought to compel Sunday observance in the District of Columbia. He soon became a world-famous writer and speaker for religious liberty. He served as co-editor of The American Sentinel, a public magazine defending the principles of freedom in the United States.

His desire was to awaken more interest in the study of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, which would clarify the understanding of men's liberty of conscience. This book will help each reader to see the relation that should exist between civil government and religion, according to the words of Christ and the American Constitution.

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CHAPTER IChristianity and the Roman Empire
9
CHAPTER IIWhat Is Due to God and What to Cæsar
20
CHAPTER IIIThe Powers That Be
33
CHAPTER IIHow the United States Became a Nation
58
CHAPTER IIIWhat Is the Nation?
68
CHAPTER IVWho Made the Nation?
76
CHAPTER VReligious Right in the United States
82
Religious Right Invaded
109
CHAPTER VIIINational Precedent on Right of Appeal
152
CHAPTER IXThe Buglers the Miners and Sappers
180
CHAPTER XThe Sundaylaw Movement in the Fourth Century
211
CHAPTER XIWill the People Assert and Maintain Their Rights
238
CHAPTER XIIReligious Right in the States
265
APPENDIX A The Declaration of Independence
277
APPENDIX CThe Dred Scott Decision
298
APPENDIX DThe Christian Nation Decision
366

CHAPTER VIIThe Peoples Right of Appeal
140

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Born in Ohio in 1850, Alonzo T. Jones in 1899 spoke before a committee in Washington to oppose the Breckinridge Bill, intended to compel Sunday observance in the District of Columbia. He soon became a world famous writer and speaker for religious liberty. He served as co-editor or editor between 1887 and 1896 of the American Sentinel, a public magazine defending the principles of religious freedom in the United States.

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