Brownson in The Works of Orestes Brownson revealed their plan as follows: “The great object was to get rid of Christianity. The plan was… to establish a system of state—we said national—schools, from which all religion was to be excluded,… and to which all parents were to be compelled by law to send their children…. We were to have godless schools for all the children of the country…. The plan has been successfully pursued….” This marked a great success toward the acceptance of the values of the French Revolution, symbolized by the SL/Semiramis in this country.
Dr. Dennis Cuddy -- Statue of Liberty: Part 2