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There is in fact a great deal of evidence that America’s Founders were influenced by Christian ideas, and there are many ways in which the Founders’ views might inform contemporary political and legal controversies. The Platt Amendment allowed the United States to intervene in Cuban affairs in order to protect the government. Jefferson, clearly, was a man of contradictions, and on few issues were those contradictions more pronounced than on Barbary. The term "Declaration of Independence" is not used in the document itself.

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