The Freemasons In America: Inside Secret Society

Kensington Publishing Corp., 1 sept. 2007 - 240 pages
What Is Their Secret And What Are They Hiding?

Step inside the secret world of the Masons and discover:

How such pivotal American documents as the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights reflect Masonic principles and influence.

How Freemasons became the world's oldest and largest fraternal organization.

If Freemasons rule the world--or want to.

Why Masonic symbolism appears on American currency.

Why the opposition groups, from conspiracists to the Catholic Church, fear Freemasons.

Why Texas has been called "the Masonic Republic."

How to recognize Masonic rings, pins, and other symbols.

From George Washington to Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, the Freemasons have influenced the United States in many surprising ways. With nearly half the world's six million Freemasons--some twenty-five U.S. presidents and thirty-five Supreme Court justices among them--America has felt the group's impact more deeply and broadly than any other country.

Using historical anecdotes and incisive analysis, this timely and insightful portrait separates the myths surrounding Freemasonry from the facts, offering a unique insider's view into what American Freemasonry was, is, and will be tomorrow.

H. Paul Jeffers has published more than 50 works of fiction and nonfiction, including Freemasons: Inside the World's Oldest Secret Society, biographies of presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Grover Cleveland, New York mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, Diamond Jim Brady, and others. He lives in Manhattan.

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Jeffers' follow-up to his 2005 historical overview Freemasons takes a look at famous Masons in America, a list that includes 14 presidents, from Washington to Ford, as well as Benjamin Franklin, Davy ... Consulter l'avis complet

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CodesSecrets and MysteriousMasons 1 Godfather LordJeffrey Amherst and American Military Masonry
Fraternity ofArms
Little Lodge on the Prairie
10Equality ofMoral
TheBusiness ofAmerica
Sons of the Templars 15 Only to Serveand Help
18TheRev Robertson Takes On the Masons
Chronology of American Freemasonry
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H. Paul Jeffers (1934–2009) was an established military historian and author of 70 books. He worked as an editor and producer at ABC, CBS, and NBC, and was the only person to have been news director at both of New York City's all-news radio stations. He taught journalism at New York University, Syracuse University, and Boston University. His works include the novels A Grand Night for Murder and What Mommy Said and the nonfiction Marshall: Lessons in Leadership with Alan Axelrod. He lived in New York City.

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