America is a Christian nation
Last updated 1/24/2008 at Noon
John Jay, the first chief justice of the United States, wrote, “Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers. And it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.”
John Adams, America’s second president, delivered these words: “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
Adams wrote Thomas Jefferson, “The general principles on which the Fathers achieved independence were the only Principles in which that beau...