Religion or Wealth

  • Sep 24, 1564

    French Pilgrims came to America

    he initial encounter between Europeans in the future United States came with the establishment of a Huguenot (French Protestant) colony in 1564 at Fort Caroline (near modern Jacksonville, Florida). More than half a century before the Mayflower set sail, French pilgrims had come to America in search of religious freedom.
  • Sep 24, 1565

    Spanish killed the French

    In 1565, they established a forward operating base at St. Augustine and proceeded to wipe out the Fort Caroline colony. The Spanish commander, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, wrote to the Spanish King Philip II that he had “hanged all those we had found in [Fort Caroline] because...they were scattering the odious Lutheran doctrine in these Provinces.”
  • Mayflower Came to America

    Pilgrims came to America aboard the Mayflower in search of religious freedom
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    Hangings in Boston

    our Quakers were hanged in Boston between 1659 and 1661 for persistently returning to the city to stand up for their beliefs.
  • Banned Catholics in New York

    In 1777, New York State’s constitution banned Catholics from public office
  • first ammendment

    "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or phrohibiting the free excercise thereof; or baridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the poeple peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."
  • 14th ammendment passed

    Corporatoins wanted to use it for gaurentee of equal protection to make sure the states didn't unequally treat corporations
  • Celebration of America's wealthiest man

    An Olympian fellowship of America's wealthiest men at a banquet honoring Harrison Grey Fiske
  • Ban Corporation

    The 14th ammendment banned corporations from being involved in fedreal elections campaigns.
  • The Great Depression

    People were trying to get a job to support their families. The banks closed and people were being fired because employers could no longer afford to keep them.
  • Roy Torcaso

    Roy Torcaso was required to declare he beleived in god to become a notary public. He was an athiest and decieded to file a lawsuit
  • Corporations rights

    Corporations were allowed were unbanned from having involvement in federal elections