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A Discussion Of Patriotism In The United States

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What is Patriotism? Well, different people have different opinions about what patriotism is. For instance, Adlai Stevenson believes that, “Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” But Charles de Gaulle believes that, “Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first.” You can see, Patriotism is a subject that can differ, but also coincide in definitions. Patriotism can be viewed almost everywhere, when school students perform the “Flag Salute”, or during the beginning of a football game when a person sings the national anthem as others remember fallen patriots, and salute the flag. To me, Patriotism means to love and be willing to do almost anything for your country,
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