In studying secret societies I have found out about Free and Accepted Scottish Rite Masonry,the Illuminati, Committee of 300,Priory of Scion, Rosicrucians, The Order of the Quest, Pilgram's Society,The Jason Society,Bohemian Grove,etc.
"It was the poverty caused by the bad influence of theEnglish Bankers on the Parliament which has caused in the colonies hatred of the English and...the Revolutionary War."
– Benjamin Franklin
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined."