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Religion and Politics

Part 3 of my Multigenre project

Trevon Faulkner

on 3 December 2012

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Transcript of Religion and Politics

Should Religion Play a Role in U.S. Politics? Historically Negatives Positives Conclusion Our country was founded on high religious beliefs I know our country will always have high religious beliefs and it will always affect how we choose our representatives and how our government works, but should it be like that? I know that America was found upon strong religious beliefs and that they are the pillars that helped create the country we have today and it is impossible for there to not be any influence from religion in politics, because the U.S. is a very religious country. However, even though religion will always have a role I how our government and politics it may have to large of an impact. Religion helped shape our U.S. Government system There have never been any religious requirements to hold run for office Religion effects many aspects of our everyday life Citations Biased ill-informed voting Extremism and/or Polarization Church influenced voting habits http://www.skepticmoney.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/politics-and-religion.jpg Religion provides good moral standards Religion has led to the system of government we have today Religion keeps our country from falling into a system of socialism or totalitarianism http://hilltop.corban.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/religion-politics.jpg
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