The Freedom Of The United States

1501 Words Jun 29th, 2015 7 Pages
When United States was founded, it was signified as the most progressive and political movement in Western Civilization, which has continued to change and form from all the racial, ethnic, and religious diversities within society. Through the freedom that was first generated from the separation of the church and state to the manifestation of the Constitution on December 15, 1791, it has changed the course of history forever. The expression of the people’s legal rights was the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, which was adopted and later put into action in the 17th century. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion...” This bill gave people a chance to express their boundless desires, simple freedoms and more notably religious actions in America. American Christianity has deteriorating moral standards and blindly accepts everything within society.
In 1636, Roger Williams created one of the first sparks of becoming religiously free in America. It all started when he was banned from Massachusetts Bay because he stood up for himself and presented a different religious belief than everyone else. After being banned, Williams went on and founded the colony of Rhode Island and made it a goal to not punish, but to accept all religious beliefs (Roger Williams). Through his life experiences and later actions of accepting all beliefs, he set a precedent for everyone, which was to protect the rights of every individual so they can worship freely…
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