And it is the spirit of America, the spirit of my grandfather, that we should honor on July Fourth. No, it asks what the identity of an American is? It's about having freedom of religion, rights, and justice. Many of them will never make it here to the United States. As Clyde Wilson pointed out, they will be easier to deport if they are unassimilated. For more information, visit our page.
Without George Washington and the other patriots who planted the first seed in the ground and help plant the American nation we live in now who knows what America would be like now. I can't wait to hear our little ones' questions and comments about the book and about our country. Germans came here because Germany sucked at the time. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect. And look how long my family has been in northern New Mexico. And if these quotes don't make you feel proud to be an American, maybe these photos of will? What it Means to be an American What does it mean to be an American? Citizenship for Military Members and Dependents Members and veterans of the U. My grandpop found work on streetcar lines so he could buy a house and provide a better life for his family.
A weak central government for one thing. In light of the many negative opinions about the U. Thanks to all the brave service men and women. I hope everyone is proud to be an American. I look at America as a place that holds possibilities for everyone.
Everyone is different and has a different personality. I even have a stash of them on my desk at work to stimulate discussions with guests to my office. Immigration not only needs to be sane…but humane. Thank you Lee Greenwood and Amanda Sekulow for rising to the occasion and for making this wonderful and beautifully illustrated children's book available to us. In many countries across the world, girls at young ages are forced to marry, often providing a profit to their families. Much noise is made about the assimilability or lack thereof of recent Third World immigrants without, of course, singling them out as such.
After all, another part of American life is the acceptance of various cultures and religions that may be different to your own. But because the ideas are powerful, there's no way that they could get away with holding to that. In return, you are rewarded with all the rights and privileges that are part of U. A chance to be successful and to survive, and most countries are not given that chance. Think about it—if one of the Founding Fathers had landed in contemporary America, with whom would he be able to conduct an intelligent conversation: your average Valley Girl or a daughter of immigrants from India? Not in any appreciable way. An American is someone who embraces freedom and liberty. The United States of America is a country that is based on the fact that it's citizens have more freedom than anywhere else.
Unlike some places, we have the freedom to put our faith in whatever religion we choose, regardless of whether we were born into it or not. But the most important thing is to allow freedom, meaning that people should allow other cultures and religions to be with your own culture. That when I grow up I can pick the job I want, what shift to work. About 80% speak Spanish and 60% are literate in Spanish. It's, at its heart, a celebration of the 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence, and the founding of a country based on equality, freedom, and opportunity. These are foreign nationals who are in our country in violation of our laws and against the wishes of our people.
America is known for its democracy and as well as being a land of opportunities and many freedoms. He asked for my thoughts on immigration. Being in America offers a lot to the people. If you have dual citizenship and plan to travel to or from the United States, you must use a U. And the previous migrations did not just end—they were actively stopped. This song has always brought me to tears and to now have these patriotic words illustrated for children and adults alike is a beautiful thing. So, being American is not being of one particular race or religion.
At times it has been, and at times its not. So some sort kind of a system that would allow some foreign citizens who have lived and worked in this country for years to apply for American citizenship makes sense to me. How any American — let alone white American — can be for large-scale immigration is beyond me. And the country is ours, in a way unimaginable to others. I love being an American for these reasons and more!!!!!!!!!!! Here, women can receive an equal education right alongside men, and even have the opportunity to become more successful than men. They have all assimilated into American culture.