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Religion and its effect on political party affiliation introduction america faces a unique dilemma when addressing the issue of religion in a political setting. I introduction the early nineteenth century was a period of immense change in the united states economic, political, demographic, and territorial transformations radically altered how americans thought about themselves, their communities, and the rapidly expanding nation. Religion has been a part and parcel of human life since time immemorial religion represents a great system of human thought religion is the predominant influence over the conduct of our lives religion attempts to search for a deeper meaning to life, to find facts about the universe, about the.
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