Use these primary source documents in your classroom to connect your class discussions with the history and meaning of the Founders.
- Download the Bill of Rights (PDF)
- Download the letter from George Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island (PDF)
- Download the letters between Thomas Jefferson and the Danbury Baptists (PDF)
- Download James Madison’s Memorial and Remonstrance against Religious Assessments (PDF)
The Bill of Rights Institute is grateful to
The George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom
The Ambassador John L. Loeb Visitor’s Center at the Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island
for making Religious Liberty: The American Experiment a reality.