What Makes An American Essay

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What makes an American? What do you think when you hear the word “America”? First words that may pop into someone from another country may say is “obese” “spoiled” “lucky” “beautiful”. America is Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. 239 years ago we broke away from Great Britain declaring our independence. Every 4th of July we celebrate that day. The day we won our freedom. It’s a day of laughter, food, fireworks. It’s not just about that though it’s all about family and freedom. It’s a day everyone stops and appreciates each other and our nation, at the same time. It’s a day celebrated by all Americans. Old and young. We are allowed to feel however we want to about anything. Do almost anything we please. Girls go to school, become doctors, politics, governors. You can date/marry anyone you please. Race isn’t a problem. People aren’t discriminated for being themselves. Believe in anything you want to. Have an opinion. Follow any religion you please. You want to have yellow hair? …show more content…

My mom said “you have a choice” and I said “yea?” she said you should go to school. To become something better. Have a good job. Girls in other part of the world aren’t allowed to go to school. If you lived in the Middle East, you would’ve been living with your 56 year old husband, at home with your two kids. Cleaning and taking care of them for the rest of your life. So go to school, because not everyone is allowed to. You have the chance to, and you need to take it. It made me think about a lot of things. Not just school, but simple things. Like clothes, food, family. How can we look over such things that many people don’t have? Then I realized that many Americans notice that not everyone is able to come to America or even get the things they need. So they send things, which help that person. Theres people who go into the military fighting so we can keep that our rights and freedom. To fight what we believe in. Home of the

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