THE U.S. GOVERNMENT It seems that most Americans agree with John Locke’s philosophy when Locke speaks of a state of nature where men are free, equal, and independent. Although Americans, agree to be governed by consent; they expect that government respects the rights of individuals under Natural Law. Intrusiveness by a government is not acceptable […]
Many citizens will see the statue as a reminder of a past injustice suffered by Native Americans while others will view the statue as a tribute to conquistadors who discovered and explored the great south plains of North America.
Modern travelers that drive the long lonely I-10 rode from San Antonio, Texas, through El Paso, Texas, and end up in Los Angeles, California most drivers have had the same thought, “Who the heck lived in this empty godforsaken desert land before civilization arrived?”
The wording of the Treaty of Tripoli of 1797 was not intended to devalue Christianity’s historical contribution to the founding of America, but rather it was an attempt to negotiate with Muslims using phraseology, which would oblige them to honor the treaty.