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  • American Citizens
    601 words
    On September 11, 2001, I distinctly remember walking into my ninth period English class and seeing the look of horror and disgust on my teacher's face. I asked, "Mrs. Hogan, what's the matter?" She replied by walking over to the television set and turning on the news. My classmates and I were filled with astonishment as we watched the horror unfold before our eyes. Feelings of hatred and vengeance floated in the pit of my stomach. I went home that day enraged and filled with prejudice. That nigh...
  • Life Of An American Teen
    514 words
    America has stepped into the twenty first century as a dominant economic and multicultural nation of the world. American composition and culture has undergone cultural changes during the last century due to the constant migration of people from all across the world with different backgrounds to USA. In the past century we as Americans have been through various stages of redefining the term what it really means to be an American in this society and what personal values and responsibilities do we ...
  • First Generation American Born Japanese
    812 words
    The museum I visited was the Japanese-American National Museum in Little Tokyo. I kind of excited when I visited the Japanese-American National Museum because it was my first time to go to museum. I felt that Japanese-American Museum was really exquisite in its presentation. Overall, this museum was very interesting in the way it presented their respective heritages. When I first arrived near the Japanese-American National Museum, the museum was eye-catching. A new museum that opened up only mon...
  • American Music
    381 words
    What does it mean to be 'American?' What makes it " American?' And how does it make us 'American?' American stands for the beliefs, the music, as well as the people that come from this great nation. The beliefs of this great nation speak every language. These beliefs stretch from the furthest reaches of Africa to the city life of New York. These beliefs are pride, freedom, and equality. American means to be proud. It means to stand up for what you believe in and to fight for it wholeheartedly. A...
  • Violation Of Human Rights In Their Countries
    670 words
    Should the U.S. intervene to prevent or end violations of human rights (including genocide) in foreign countries when these violations do not directly affect other American interests? The United States is a growing global power and presence. Most other countries are not. We are often called upon to engage in conflict situations like preventing violations of human rights and genocide. Intervening only where our national interest is concerned would only bring about negative reactions, which could ...
  • Americans Relationship With His Nation
    766 words
    An American is one who is either a European or a descendant of one. In the early 1600's, the Puritans left England in hope of a better government, a reformed society, and for improved living conditions. The Puritans were in search of religious freedom and to start a new religion completely deviant from the one in England. According to John Winthrop, man has to love his neighbors and care for them in order to build the perfect society. An American is one who fights for his beliefs, displays consa...
  • Making Of American Nationalism
    2,171 words
    By any criteria the years following the War of 1812, otherwise known as the "Era of Good Feelings", must be considered a time of exceptional growth and development in the United States, but above all, it may be considered a time of evolution and ripening of American nationalism, unification, and economic prowess. The war of 1812 was a very problematic war. States did not fulfill their duties, while commanders and leaders were not informed or supplied enough to keep up the war. But what awakened ...
  • Great Sympathy For The American People
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    "8: 45 a.m. : A hijacked passenger jet, American Airlines Flight 11 out of Boston, Massachusetts, crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center, tearing a gaping hole in the building and setting it afire. 9: 03 a.m. : A second hijacked airliner, United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston, crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes. Both buildings are burning. 9: 43 a.m. : American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, sending up a huge plume of smoke. Evacua...
  • Independent Nation And The American Revolution
    499 words
    What does the Sugar Act of 1764, the Stamp Act and Quartering Act of 1765; the Townsend Duties of 1767, the Boston Massacre, the Gaspee incident, and the Intolerable Acts have in common They were all reasons for Americans to declare their independence from Great Britain. Because of Great Brtain's inflexibility and ignorance in colonial affairs, Americans did not want to be ruled under Parliament. During the 1770's, American's national pride had increased rapidly, especially after the French and ...
  • High Blood Pressure
    376 words
    How many times have you heard "An ounce of Prevention is worth a pound of cure" I am going to tell you just how an ounce of prevention could save the quality of your life. Don't do this for me". Do it for the loved ones in our life". I am not usually a caregiver; recently I read a magazine called Stroke Connection it dealt with a complex disease process that interacts with other processes producing devastating consequences. Hypertension (high blood pressure): also known as the silent killer. Hyp...
  • Nation
    863 words
    1930's Decade Essay The 1930's was a decade of pain, loss, struggle, and eventually, a new beginning. Through the convictions of a money crisis which started the Great Depression of not only the Nation, but the World, many citizens lost everything proving that the Stock Market crash left the 1930's in full out pain and struggle. To escape the pressures of the Depression and unemployment, many turned to the likes of entertainment as a means of relief from the hardships and realities of an unrelen...
  • American Soldier
    935 words
    STOP THE WHINING It is pathetic the attitude the American press and the American people take for the deployment of the military personnel to engage in battle. Americans are constantly whining about the length of time troops spend defending the nation. As a taxpayer and a veteran, I have not heard any complaints about the salaries the soldiers receive or have received for years of inactivity. How have they earned the cost for America to maintain a military force? They receive room and board, and ...
  • American National Identity And American National Interest
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    C 3 C Mark R. McDowell Throughout early American history there was a direct correlation between national interest and national identity, but with the changes of the 20th century regarding America's status in the world came changes regarding America's nature. American national identity has shifted away from alignment with the creed and vision of the Founding Fathers while American national interest has strived to continually act in accordance with that creed and vision. This shift is most evident...

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