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Carroll, and Fitzsimons). [18] Among the Protestant delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 28 were Church of England (or Episcopalian, after the American Revolutionary War was won), eight were Presbyterians, seven were Congregationalists, two were Lutherans, two were Dutch Reformed, and two were Methodists. [18] A few prominent Founding Fathers were anti-clerical Christians such as Thomas Jefferson, [19] [20] [21] who constructed the Jefferson Bible, and Benjamin Franklin. [22] Historian Gregg L.

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