• If america had a state religion, I don’t think it would be as great a country as it is now. An important concept in the american government is the separation of church and state. This allows for a fairer justice system and puts everyone on an equal playing field in the courtroom, no matter what they believe in. I think this is important because it…[Read more]

  • America’s Most Important Values

    American values are many and diverse. From documents as old as the Declaration of independence, to contemporary discussions and writings, our values as americans and individuals a

    • I agree with your assessment of american values. All of these values were need for the founding. All of your sources showing how these are deeply american values were great. I love your freedom evidence because religious freedom is important to me and being an american to me means liberty and doing what you want to make you happy. What do you think america would be like if we had a state religion?

      • If america had a state religion, I don’t think it would be as great a country as it is now. An important concept in the american government is the separation of church and state. This allows for a fairer justice system and puts everyone on an equal playing field in the courtroom, no matter what they believe in. I think this is important because it also fosters tolerance to a degree. Because all groups are treated equally in the courtroom, they are in the same boat, as equals, and the least they can do is tolerate those they can sympathize with.

    • Hi tristan, I agree with your writing about American values. The Paragraph where you talk about independence is highly accurate, because in India there is not that big of a strive for independence like there is in America. In America the large majority wants to be independent and also the usual upbringing of kids are fashioned that way. I think kids are taught to be independent a younger age in America than in other countries.

    • Triston, I agree with your points in this post. Americans mostly value the first amendment and all our other freedoms given to us by the constitution. All of your points were solid and supported by evidence. Good job

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