Of Ronald Reagan'sPolitics And Morality Are Inseparable?
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Religion influences many of the leaders from around the world. Many politicians use religion such as Christianity as a way of appealing to the masses and to get followers for their campaigns. In the United States the republican party is known and considered to be the Christian party. They have ideals such as pro-life and tend to be a bit more conservative than Democrats. However, Christianity’s involvement in politics had started at the “turn of the century, known as the Second Enlightenment…’which’…launched movements like the Disciples of Christ, a community in which three future presidents were brought up--- James Garfield, Lyndon Johnson, and Ronald Reagan.”
Reagan and Bush were both Republicans who tried to reinstate the church into politics and dissipate separation of church and state. In Ronald Reagan’s speech “Politics and Morality are Inseparable” Reagan says I believe that faith and religion play a critical role in the political life of our nation and that the church…has had a strong influence on the state, and this has worked to our benefit as a nation. He supports his claim by talking about other famous documents that include God as being a part of the moral order. Reagan uses the Mayflower Compact, which begins, with the words “In the name of God, amen.” Reagan uses more examples to back up what he believes. He uses other documents such as the Declaration of Independence and other historical figures such as James Madison in the Federalist Papers. In the