Separation of Church and State since The First Amendment

Events

The First Amendment

1791

The Treaty of Tripoli

1797

Treaty of Peace and Friendship to reach out to Muslims.

Supreme Court v. Mormon Polygamy

1879

Congress Criminalized Polygamy

Prayer in Schools Unconstitutional

1962

Even mediation and moments of Silence

Lemon v. Kurtzman

1971

Purpose-Effect-Entanglement

Vouchers

2002

Because of Low Performing Public Schools

George W. Bush Faith-based Initiatives

2002

Cost less than secular counterparts

Terri Schiavo

March 31, 2005

Schiavo dies after being In a vegetative state and husband asked for feeding tube to be removed.