Foundational Principles of American Government

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Foundational Principles of American Government


When our Founding Fathers envisioned a new republic for the United States, they built it upon two foundational principles:
1) that government must have a moral foundation
2) that government must be constitutionally limited
In this short segment, I use the 1892 Supreme Court ruling in The Church of the Holy Trinity v. US to illustrate that our country has a rich religious heritage and that the sense of Christian morality formed the underpinnings of our government at that time.
I use this ruling to lay the foundation for the next segment in this series where I answer the question: Were our Founders theists, diests, atheistics, or Christians with a decidedly Biblical worldview?
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Sheriff Ray Nash

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