To complete this Application Assignment, write a 1- to 2-page paper that addresses the following: Consider your thoughts about why and how religious freedom was guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, and why it has been difficult to achieve that ideal. Using specific examples, discuss whether the concept of "religious liberty" in America has been real or is just an ideal. Cite reasons why you think it is or is not important to maintain a separation between church and state. Relate why or why not the concept of religious freedom is relevant to today's contemporary society
Religious Freedom: Real or Just an Ideal?
The ideal of religious freedom has been a part of the history of the United States from the time of the first settlers. Consider to what degree there has been …