American Culture. America is a big country, consisting of a number of cultures which explain their community belief and values that are express in its own way. It’s said that a country can be defined by its, which can be true and it’s important for America to teach the youth of America about core American values such as, freedom, individualism, achievement and success and also many more that will make them remember their culture and values. America has undergone constant change in technology development and but this development is make it hard to detect the changes in cultural values. In consumer behavior, America like to have wide choices and unique products, so that they can have a version of their own lifestyle.
When people think of America one of the first things that comes to mind is freedom. I personally think that freedom describes our country in a great way because that is one of the ideas that our country was built on. It gives us the right to make the choices we want, think what we want to think, and do what we want to do within the limits of the law. I think that in our country Freedom is often overlooked and some people often misuse it. In this day and age it is important to notice how people abuse freedom, what freedom looks like, and why freedom is important to the people of this country.
The Progressives hoped to achieve a government that was more involved with the problems happening in America with the American people. They mostly focused on issues dealing with welfare, suffrage, immigration, and social legislations (“Social and Industrial Justice Progressive Plea” 5). In their platform, they clearly stated, “We propose to use the powers of the government to protect property rights no less than heretofore, but seek also to serve human welfare more.” (“National Progressive Party” 3), which in other words their main purpose was to have the government involved more with its citizens for their own well-being. Additionally, their platform was named “The Rule of the People” (“National Progressive Party” 3) which emphasizes that their working in favor of what the majority of the people believe (3); not to mention that the greater number of the people in America were mostly immigrants. In Roosevelt’s New Nationalism Speech, the president stated, “We grudge no man a fortune in civil life if it is honorably obtained and well used […] We should permit it to be gained only so long as the gaining represents benefit to the community […] This, I know, implies a policy of a far more active governmental interference with social and economic
The American Dream is one’s idea of a better life. In "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry and Langston Hughes in “Let America Be America Again”, the principal priority is the America Dream, each of this authors has their personal concept of what is consider to be a better life and the sifnificance of dreams regardless of the diverse overwhelming struggles of life. Although in American Culture we tend to view the American Dream as a positive and necessary goal of citizenship, both L.Hansberry and L.Hughes explore the fantasy and the reality that brings trying to archive an attainable goal.
Intervention is carried out with the ultimate aim of protecting the national interest of the country and for the greater good of its people, and in the process, prioritizing the needs and security of the many against the few. It fulfills the government’s responsibility to ensure the wellbeing of its citizens and promote development, both at individual and societal levels. As Mr. Lee Kuan Yew once stated, “I am often accused of interfering in the private lives of citizens. Yes, if I had I not done that (sic), we wouldn’t be here today. “, government intervention is both necessary and desirable for the progress of a nation, and its
America has a vision and we need to reach it. America s seen as a leader by her people, we need to make decisions that will make America a true leader. America is on a journey to be greater so let’s just push her to be greater. I certainly assure you, make this decision and you won’t regret
Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Harriet Tubman. Three of America’s most influential personalities all with one common purpose. The freedom of their people, race and a better, equal America. These are some examples of people that stood for what they believed in, and just like them if you do just the same you could not only inspire people, but you can also make an impact in the world. First of all, agitating for what you believe in is important for by doing this you might inspire people to fight alongside you.
That is why expressing your opinion is such an important thing to do in today’s society, but doing it in a civil matter is more important. Everyone in the United States of America has the freedom of speech, and the right to their own opinion. However, when in a civil discussion and someone says, “I have a right to my opinion” the argument could turn into a heated yelling match. Usually this happens when one side of
Another article called Envy and the American Dream by Nitin Nohria summarizes how no matter what Americans go through to have this extraordinary dream we will still stick together as a whole. Nohria directly states, “The American Dream is the country’s most important asset.” This quote proves that the dream of opportunities is what our country is known for. “We are beginning to show signs of focusing more on others than on ourselves” (Nohria). In sum, America is starting to focus more on what others think then on their own opinion. If ones center of attention is on others judgement, how are they supposed to set forth their
Name: GÜRBÜZ SÖZ Student ID: 130302012 Section: B3 Question: Americans devotion to individualism is crucial for their survival. Which 3 values do you think are most important for the 21st century American and why? American Values The most important thing to understand about Americans is probably their devotion to value of individualism. Their mixed culture creates their values and assumptions. A culture can show us the large part of their values and assumptions.
I, personally, want to set an example for others, and show them that life is too special to just make ends meet. I want to be a leader, and lead others into becoming a leader. I want to accomplish great things in life. ASMSA is a challenge. I want to embrace that challenge and make opportunities by preparing myself to be a strong, independent