@AnthonyLarme By how many years did https://t.co/cvvWIGUncW precede the First Amendment guaranteeing freedom of expression and worship?— Claire Khaw (@ntfem) September 26, 2016
Jefferson bought a copy of the Koran when he was a law student between 1760 - 1767.
Thomas Jefferson first came to Williamsburg to attend William & Mary in March 1760. Until April 1762, Jefferson lodged and boarded in the building known today as the Sir Christopher Wren Building. He remained in Williamsburg to read law for the next five years under George Wythe, the distinguished jurist who was to become the first professor of law at William & Mary in 1779.
VIRGINIA STATUTE OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM PASSED IN 1786.
The First Amendment, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights, was submitted to the states for ratification on September 25, 1789, and adopted on December 15, 1791.
First Barbary War (1801–1805)
Second Barbary War (1815)