For happily the Government of the United States gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens, in giving it on all occasions their effectual support. -President George Washington, August, 1790 in a letter to the Hebrew Congregations of Newport, Rhode Island.

For happily the Government of the United States gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens, in giving it on all occasions their effectual support.

-President George Washington, August, 1790 in a letter to the Hebrew Congregations of Newport, Rhode Island.

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