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John Adams' Letter to Abigail Before the Signing of Declaration of Independence

The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more. You will think me transported with Enthusiasm but I am not. I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost Us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all the Gloom I can see the Rays of ravishing Light and Glory. I can see that the End is more than worth all the Means. And that Posterity will tryumph in that Days Transaction, even altho We should rue it, which I trust in God We shall not. (The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letters of the Adams Family, 1762-1784, Harvard University Press, 1975, 142).


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Stupid deist

That stupid deist, he didn't even believe in God, he didn't want religion in politics, he hated the idea of a religious person acting on their beliefs in the political sphere! He didn't even know his own mind, what a nut.

What ever he was, he accomplished something important

You however, only post bloggy stuff on blogs. Therefore, you aren't important and accomplish nothing.


This was sarcasm my friend. He was a Godly man, speaking from spiritual truth, I was just complaining about how people in modern times paint the founding fathers.

Dude. I am a deist. John Adams was not.

You must be trollin and hating hard.


This was a joke man. Don't be angry with me. I was simply commenting the way the modern historian would comment. All the founding fathers were deists or atheists according the the revisionists. John Adams was a Godly man, speaking of his Godly convictions, the same ones that fueled the natural law of the founders. So don't worry, no hating here.