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60 Free Essays on Proud To Be An American

  1. Proud to Ba an American

    Proud to be an American I am proud to be an American because I was born here. Four generations back, my ancestors came here from Europe. We have the right to be any religion we choose. Voting is a right of all people. We also have the most liberties and rights of any nation on earth. First

  2. Abercrombie & Fitch: Why I Am Proud to Be an American

    Why I am proud to be an American I enjoy being an American. I have enjoyed being an American all my life. There are a lot of reasons I love being an American. I love America because of the freedom. I love the colors of the flag, they are my favorite colors. Another reason I love being

  3. American Self Perception vs. the Truth

    American Self Perception vs. The Truth Lee Greenwood, a song writer, describes the emotion involved in American self-perception in a song by saying, "I'm proud to be an American. For at least I know I'm free." Freedom is the founding pillar of the American self- perception. Self-perception is t

  4. Radicalism of American Revolut

    By: Robert Smith "Radicalism of the American Revolution" By Gordon S. Wood Gordon Wood's Radicalism of the American Revolution is a book that extensively covers the origin and ideas preceding the American Revolution. Wood's account of the Revolution goes beyond the history and timeline of the wa

  5. The War of 1812 and Its Effects on American Nationalism

    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 eco

  6. Roots the Saga of an American Family Alex Haley

    "Roots"<br> Alex Haley<br> "Roots" is the inspirational story, written by Alex Haley. Haley researched his family's roots for over twelve years in order to put this miraculous novel together. "Roots" takes you into the history of America, and gives you a glimpse into the truth behi

  7. American Heritage

    As an American, sometimes I find it hard to express my patriotism. We as Americans are always taking things for granted. Whether it be, a stroll in the park, going out with friends, or going to the church of your choice. I look at other countries and there situations and then I start to appreciate

  8. What Does It Mean to Be an American

    Beginning in the 1690's all the way to1775, Americas' population doubled every 25 years. Most settlers came to America in the 17th century, from Europe, to escape war, oppression, and absentee-landlordism. Under strict European rule they were not allowed the freedoms that were promised in the "New

  9. Society's Influence on the American Dream

    Society's Influence on the American Dream "Do as most do, and men will speak well of thee." [Thomas Fuller (1654-1734):Gnomologia] Men have a dream to improve their lives and better their social status but each man does not realize that he pursues this dream in hopes of pleasing others and not fo

  10. American Dream

    American Dream Every morning Joel Hardy was awoken by his alarm at precisely seven thirty-five. He would have a shower in the master bathroom on the third floor of his home. He would then eat a hearty breakfast, (prepared by his beautiful wife Joanne), with his daughter, Jennifer. Then he hoppe

  11. Journal Entry of an Arab American

    Journal Entry of an Arab American Journal Entry 9/11/2002 Well it has been five years since the attacks on the United States and things are still hard for my Arab American family. At work today I was called a terrorist; they have been whispering it for almost a year now. I went to McDonald

  12. American Flag Is Significant to Me

    American Flag is Significant to me The American flag has always been important to me. I feel inspired and patriotic every time I see a car's back bumper sticker featuring an American flag stating, "Freedom Isn't Free!" Ultimately the American flag is close to me for many reasons. My husband is in t

  13. American 16

    My parents had to go through a lengthy, tough process to become Americans. They immigrated to this country from the Philippines. They shared similar lifestyles like not being too wealthy and not living in the cleanest areas. Finding a job with good pay is also hard to find in the Philippines. Immigr

  14. The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on American Poetry

    The Works of Poet Carl Sandburg and His Effect on American Poetry The beloved poet, Carl Sandburg, changed the course of American poetry. He was a poet, novelist, journalist, and songwriter, yet the influence of his works have not always been acknowledged. Carl Sandburg's evocations of Am

  15. American Culture - Short Essay

    America’s Culture Adaptation and adoption from one culture to the next is prevalent within any culture and country. When examining the effects of this, finding its original root is key. Oftentimes a country will adapt an aspect of another culture, however it won’t be preserved and practiced iden

  16. Language and Society

    Language and Society Pauline Esther Friedman, known as Abigail Van Buren, is most famous for writing the column “Dear Abby.” She wrote for close to fifty years on issues relating to sexuality, feminism, and personal relationships. In the article I will be summarizing, “Proud to be an America

  17. Service and Sacrifice Made by Our American Veterans

    Service and Sacrifice made by our American Veterans This essay is about service and sacrifice by American Veterans, and how it benefits our youth. My first paragraph will include my first opinion on why I believe today’s youth benefits from our American Veteran’s sacrifices, in

  18. Native American Cultural Assessment: the Cherokee

    The word Cherokee comes from a Creek word "Chelokee" meaning "people of a different speech." In their own language the Cherokee called themselves the Aniyunwiya or "principal people" or the Keetoowah, "people of Kituhwa." The Cherokee are perhaps one of the most interesting of Native American Gr

  19. None

    The Irish immigrated to the United States in large quantities during three separate intervals in history. The first period was during the 1700’s. The majority of emigrants during this time were young Irish men who left Ireland in search of the land of opportunity. These men disembarked on their jo

  20. American Revolution Brought Radical Changes

    The first successful English settlement on the American continent was established in 1607. And from then on, until 1732, thirteen English colonies settled on the continent. Great Britain was the first and so, the only country to "send" its people as colonists and to settle in that part of the co

  21. Washington Dc's Bailout Plan

    In the past several months and more recently the past few weeks the United States has seen the financial markets and that of Wall Street endure some great challenges and incredible disappointments. In a country where ten years ago we had no national debt and great financial stability, our nation is

  22. American Revolution

    Argument on radical or conservative movement The 13 American colonies revolted against their British rulers in 1775. The war began on April 19, when British soldiers fired on the Minutemen of Lexington, Mass. The fighting ended with the surrender of the British at Yorktown on Oct. 19, 1781. In

  23. The American Flag

    THE AMERICAN FLAG America is my home. It is where I was born and raised. The American Flag represents “freedom”, “God” and “Family” to me. My family raised the flag on all the holidays and I was taught to stand and cover my heart with my hand or salute the flag during the national ant

  24. Why Im Prooud to Be an American

    Why I'm Proud To Be An American I'm proud to be an American for more reason that I can possibly think of. America is one of the olnly countries where we enjoy all of the freedoms other countries can only dream of such as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and the r

  25. Why I Am an American Patriot

    The definition of patriot in the dictionary, is “one who loves, supports, and defends one’s country”. However, in my opinion, a patriot is also someone who also practices the rights and freedoms given to all American citizens in the Bill of Rights. The Bills Of Rights are the first ten ame

  26. Prides Comes from the Most Unlikely of Places

    Ryan Redler English 15 2/23/06 Essay #2 Rhetorical Analysis Pride Comes From the Most Unlikely of Places On September 11th, 2001, our nation experienced nothing like it ever had before. Two planes were deliberately crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City, one into the Pentagon in

  27. The American Flag: More Than Just a Piece of Cloth

    The American Flag is the most widespread symbol Americans have. It took a disaster to make me realize how important it is. I would always wave the flag in a parade or on the Fourth of July, but I never really stopped to think about what I was doing. The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 are w

  28. Proud to Be American

    I am proud to be American, because I feel free to be me. I'm also proud, for the women rights to do anything that they want to do. Women have the rights to play sports just like men do, we all are equal. America is a great, wealthy and beautiful country that I would not give up for anything. Amer

  29. What It Means to Be American

    The 1910s was a decade of great change for America. It was during this decade that the United States was first considered a world leader. Many of the issues of 1910 are ones we face today: including the escalation of immigration and poverty, labor and monopoly battles, work safety and child labor pr

  30. American Veteran

    Joe Randall --my grandfather-- was an Army officer from 1980-1990. As a young boy, he always played with GI Joes and dreamed of driving a real tank. Little did he know his dream would become reality. In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan was president. Reagan oversaw an economic recovery, driven by one of th