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Germantown Citizens Petition the Quakers to Abolish Slavery

The first petition to abolish slavery was written in Germantown, PA, 330 years ago. More

A group of German Mennonites, Quakers, and Lutheran Pietists arrived in the new colony of Pennsylvania 335 years ago. Five years later, four of these settlers signed the first petition to abolish slavery in the North American colonies. More

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25 Core Documents

These 25 documents trace the central themes in the story of religion in American history.(508) 977-2270

These 25 primary documents trace some of the central themes in the long, complex story of religion and politics in American history.(951) 688-9351

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Vine & Fig Tree

The biblical motif of the Vine and Fig Tree expresses the most critical hope of the Revolution.8154670660

The compelling imagery of the Vine and Fig Tree from the Biblical book of Micah continue to express the most essential hope of the American Revolution.idiogenetic