Crevecoeur : The Sense Of Freedom And Freedoms In America

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There is very few Americans in America
America has been known throughout the years as the home of the brave, the land of opportunity and a melting pot. It is hard to describe what America or an American is due to that America is in a state of constant progress. No one ever imagined that 13 colonies would evolve into the greatest country in the world. Its greatness can be attributed to the freedoms and immense opportunities America has furnished its people. An American is not defined by skin color, religious denomination, ideology, ethnicity or social status, its citizens are the result of a concoction from a melting pot of all these things. Americans share a strong sense of unity and cooperation that allow them to prosper both individually and as a whole. J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur accurately depicted the freedoms and opportunities America bestows to its people as well as what it expected from every individual to become an American. America is great but being born with in its borders or coming to it doesn’t guarantee you greatness. In his Letters from an American Farmer (1782) Crevecoeur depicts what America is and what is expected from its people in order to be successful. He emphasizes on the importance of national pride, personal duties and ability to accept new ideas as key elements to becoming a successful American. His ideas still hold truth till this day. The immense freedom and opportunities in America are taken for granted by many. They have been expected and
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