Discussing America's Christian Roots. 10 Things that Make America Great part 1. There is a lot of talk today about “making America great again” (MAGA). But what made America great in the first place? The answer to this question relates to the role that Christianity played in the formation of our republic. Here, we present the historical proof that the Bible and Christianity at one time were the center of American life. Here, we discuss the first 5 of 10 biblical principles that made America great. If these values are not soon recovered, America will continue to disintegrate morally and politically. This is an important subject to discuss as we approach the Fourth of July holiday where we celebrate the birthday of our independence.