The Importance Of Christianity In The United States

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According to the research of Pew Research Center in 2014, there are more than 70% of the American population that identify themselves as Christians. (Wormald, Benjamin). Although the number of Christians have decreased about 8% in seven years and expected to be even less in the future, the importance of Christianity in the United States will never be obsoleted. Why Christianity in the United State, the most diverse countries in religions and races, is so prominent? The answer to this question is deeply related to the foundation history of this country. Two groups of the earliest settlers from England arrived at the New World around at same time. These groups of people had different reasons to colonize the massive undeveloped land but one similarity;

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