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Topher's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by Topher

It's a nice argument, but unfortunately, it does pale in comparison to The Paris Peace Treaty of 1783, which, arguably, really was responsible for the founding of the United States:

"In the name of the most holy and undivided Trinity.

"It having pleased the Divine Providence to dispose the hearts of the most serene and most potent Prince George the Third, by the grace of God, king of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, duke of Brunswick and Lunebourg, arch-treasurer and prince elector of the Holy Roman Empire etc., and of the United States of America..."

Personally, I think the U.S. Constitution trumps both documents (meaning that the U.S. is not a Christian nation), but while the Treaty of Tripoli is a nice document, it really doesn't settle anything, unfortunately.

Sun, 26 Jul 2009 21:06:00 UTC | #382445