America Before Today Research Paper

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Vision of America Before Today

America the Great. America the Powerful. America the Beautiful. Are many ways we use to describe America. We have had many great people say wonderful ideas and have powerful speeches about what America the Great should be; however, we have lacked to take responsibility and courage to become the great. How is America supposed to be great and powerful when we American citizens can’t even do what we were told a long time ago to make America what it should be. Presidents and history making people in our past have had essential American speeches that each changed America into becoming the greatest dominating government; but, in today’s society we have let them down and are degrading everyday. Sojourner Truth
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This amendment was giving colored citizens the right to vote. “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” Every citizen should have the right to vote. As I mentioned above segregation continues on today and back then it was just the beginning of it. Abraham Lincoln had a dream that blacks would not be looked down upon due to the color on their backs but looked to as United States citizens. During this time when the amendment was passed the Civil War had ended in April, the Thirteenth Amendment freed the slaves and the Fourteen gave them citizenship and protection. Blacks slowly but surely finally got to have a life that seemed theoretical. America should be proud of every citizen that will stand and support the U.S. government. They are proud and glad to be in our county. That’s what America should…show more content…
John was the 35th president and the only one to have ever been born in the twentieth century. His father was an Ambassador and encourage public service for his family. When John became president he wrote this immediately after he took office. In the Address he talks as if to threaten any potential enemies. He will defend our nation no matter what it takes. Also John addresses the topic of the living poor. They are living on the streets in huts and villages, he gives them a pledge that he is going to help them and go against “aggression or subversion.” If John wanted to stay true to what he said he would have to have cooperation from the people. Despite if many of them are friends or enemies they should come together to make our country great again. “The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life.” To make a change we all have to be in it. John was a great president and a strong leader. He would protect our country and was trying to make our country the best it could be. Today in our lives we have a president who should not have been in office twice or even once. We need a leader strong and courageous and who will make the poor strong. That is what America’s government should
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