Effects Of Being An American Essay

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What makes Americans, Americans first The physical location makes you an American, if you are on United States soil then you are considered an American. If you live in the United States than you have all the rights that United States born people have. Next an American is someone who is free. Who has the right to believe what/ who they want to believe. They can also say what they want to say without the fear of prosecution. Freedom is a tremendous part of America due to winning our freedom in 1776 and we are still fighting for it today both here in the states and overseas. Americans are known to dream big, as children we are told that we can be anything that we want to be as long as we work for it and don’t give up. Many dreams are fulfilled…show more content…
Americans all honor those who lost their lives in the terroristic actions of September 11, 2001 otherwise known as 9-11. The older generations remember exactly where they were, what they were doing when the first plane hit the North tower at 8:45 am. Then at 9:03 am a second plane hit the south tower. Overall 2,977 American men women and children lost their lives. The younger generations don’t remember the what they were doing but they all learned to honor and respect all those that were lost and know that this will never happen again on American soil. “There are three types of people in this world: the sheep who go about their business, the wolf who feeds on the sheep, and the sheepdog who protects the flock.” Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. There are people of all categories in the United States. We want all of the citizens to strive to be sheep or sheepdogs and not to be wolves. Police Officers, soldiers are who we consider to be the sheepdogs. We consider the wolves to be the evil in the world. If you have a capacity for violence and no empathy for your fellow citizens, then you are a wolf The sheep are the peaceful citizens. Lt. Col. Dave Grossman US Army
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