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Rated: E · Folder · Inspirational · #2102722
The United States is a relatively new country in world history, but it is significant.
"O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

This poem by Katharine Lee Bates has become one of the most patriotic songs in our nation's history.

By visiting this Wikipedia page the reader may learn a great deal more about the song and the story behind the writing of this important song. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_the_Beautiful

As a Christian, I believe the line, God shed His grace on thee is the most important line in the whole song.
Expressed as Providence, The LORD, Jesus Christ of Nazareth I have come to truly believe, that this country would never have existed without His Personal Aid and His Personal Influence in the Founding and the maintaining of this great nation.

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