Of the fifty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence, the following were known to be members of a Masonic lodge: Benjamin Franklin - 1 of 13 Masonic signers of Constitution of the U.S. member of St. John's Lodge, Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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"..Another great piece by Livingstone. Only thing I would add is that the Declaration of Independence was not written by Thomas Jefferson, who did not claim authorship until 1821. It was written by Thomas Paine, ideological hit man dispatched by Ben Franklin from Britain to America in 1774 to write COMMON SENSE and then the Declaration...
"..prove that Tom Paine, not Thomas Jefferson, was the real author of the "Declaration of Independence." He, too, has succeeded in building up a very strong case.
Mr. Lewis has reconstructed the relevant course of events somewhat as follows: Some time after Richard Henry Lee's resolution had been introduced and after a committee had been appointed to draw up a formal declaration, Tom Paine wrote the original draft and submitted it either to John Adams or Thomas Jefferson, members of the committee
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the early years of America. Masons ruling over Christians. - YouTube
The Dark Side of Thomas Jefferson | History | Smithsonian
While writing “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness…,” he enslaved nearly 200 human beings.
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