Date of Last Revision

2023-05-02 23:52:44



Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2017


This project is an in-depth look at the influence and impact of the Knights Templar and the Freemasons on early American history. This thesis provides an overview of the conspiracy theories surrounding both groups and their involvement in United States history as well as the history behind these theories and how they formed, with the ultimate goal of comparing these popular culture myths with the verifiable influence of the groups.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Kevin Kern

First Reader

Dr. Gina Martino

Second Reader

Dr. Michael Graham



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