To George Washington, freedom of religion was a “natural right.” As president, he strove to balance this right with good governance and public order. Portrait by Gilbert Stuart, 1797.
Read, view, and listen to Moses Seixas’ letter to President George Washington expressing hope that the new United States would grant respect and tolerance to all citizens.
Read, view, and listen to President George Washington’s letter to Moses Seixas and the Hebrew congregation of Newport, Rhode Island, promising tolerance and religious liberty for all.
British Prime Minister David Lloyd George describes his admiration for Hitler's leadership in a 1936 newspaper article.
In India, a cricket fan proudly displays his allegiance to England.