The Secret Founding of America: The Real Story of Freemasons, Puritans, and the Battle for the New World

The Secret Founding of America: The Real Story of Freemasons, Puritans, and the Battle for the New World

by Nicholas Hagger
     
 

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The widely accepted story of the founding of America is that The Mayflower delivered the first settlers from Plymouth to the New World in 1620. Yet thirteen years earlier, in 1607, the Jamestown settlers became the first English-speaking outpost to survive. And it is from this date that the USA is celebrating its 400th anniversary. The Secret Founding of America

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The widely accepted story of the founding of America is that The Mayflower delivered the first settlers from Plymouth to the New World in 1620. Yet thirteen years earlier, in 1607, the Jamestown settlers became the first English-speaking outpost to survive. And it is from this date that the USA is celebrating its 400th anniversary. The Secret Founding of America introduces these two groups of founders - the Planting Fathers, who established the earliest settlements along essentially Christian lines, and the Founding Fathers, who unified the colonies with the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution - and it argues that the new nation, conceived in liberty, was the Freemasons' first step towards a new world order.

Drawing on original findings and an in-depth understanding of the political and philosophical realities of the time, historian Nicholas Hagger charts the connections between Gosnold and Smith, Templars and Jacobites, and secret societies and libertarian ideals. He also explains how the influence of German Illuminati worked on the constructors of the new republic, and shows the hand of Freemasonry at work at every turning point in America's history, from Civil War to today's global struggles for democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780283500
Publisher:
Watkins Media
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
665,078
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Nicholas Hagger has written more than thirty books on history, literature and philosophy. He has lectured at universities in Baghdad, Tokyo (where he was a Professor) and Tripoli. He has followed a career in education and studied and written widely about the rise and fall of civilisations. His controversial book The Secret Founding of America was widely discussed and acclaimed.

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