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Andrew Jackson
President Andrew Jackson Offers a Powerful Message of Welcome and Equal Treatment to a New Immigrant Seeking Religious Freedom in America America has a government of laws and not of men, and they will ensure him life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. America has a government of laws and not of men, and they will ensure him life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
14/09/1831. "As [Americans'] highest executive officer, I take delight in assuring that the benign and equal spirit of their laws will not only protect your person and property but I trust will promise to you the enjoyment of as much prosperity and happiness as can be promoted by the influence of government in any country elsewhere." The idea of America, a vast land of opportunity, welcoming immigrants is not new. Nor is the concept of it as a sight for a Utopian society.The Harmony Society was a Christian society founded in Germany in 1785. Due to religious persecution by the established church and the government in Württemberg, the group moved to the United States, where representatives initially purchased land in Butler County, Pennsylvania. On February 15, 1805, the group of approximately 400 followers formally organized the Harmony Society, placing all their goods in common.Bernhard Müller, known as Count de Leon, was a German Christian mystic. Müller wrote to the Harmony Society (and other communes in the United States as well as numerous leaders in Europe) in 1829 proclaiming himself to be the ""Lion of Judah"" and a prophet in possession of the Philosopher's Stone (which would give him the powers of an alchemist, and impliedly, the key to immortality). As well as giving himself numerous fictitious names and titles, like Count de Leon, Archduke Maximilian von Este, and Proli, he claimed that he and his followers were the true Philadelphians (a society not unlike the Quakers that believed in the presence of God in all things), and were ready to make a home for thems … [Click Below for Full Description]
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