Freemasonry and the Birth of Our Nation

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The seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, holds the distinction of being the first U.S. president to have served as Grand Master of a state’s Grand Lodge and this would be the first time that a president’s masonic connections would cause controversy and have the public question the true nature of this most secret of societies.

Three years before Jackson would take office as president, the abduction of Capt. William Morgan from his home in the town of Batavia New York was attributed to (yet still not proven to this day) the Masons, as it was alleged that the former Mason Morgan threatened to reveal their secret rites.

Something the society could not allow to happen at any cost, or so the story goes.

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