Essay about English Must be the Official Language in America

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A country’s strength comes solely on the social theory of nationalism, to give loyalty and love for that country even if it means sacrificing ones own life to defend it. Whether its called the homeland, motherland, or holy land, citizens of a country define it, if not, its really just a large mass of land.

The United States of America has instituted many rights to its citizens, which were issued in the bill of rights they are the first ten amendments. The first amendment mentions the free exercise clause, freedom of speech and of press, and by interpreting it says that congress cannot make any laws constricting to a established religion or prohibiting the free exercise. Because of the interpretation of the first amendment immigrants
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citizen. The country expects immigrants to live their lives as U.S. solely on this test, that can’t truly define citizenship. I believe that these immigrants should be required to take government approved course featuring, American History, U.S. government law, and English, these course well be at a minimal difficulty and will help these immigrants obtain some knowledge of the American Culture and Society which will help them truly become American citizens. The knowledge of the nation one dwells in helps bring forth a feeling of nationalism or patriotism, which is what the U.S. and any other nation, needs to prevail. The country should expect these immigrants to become law-abiding citizens after this process, which will help these immigrants realize how lucky they are to be a part of such a great nation.

The knowledge of a nation’s primary language will help these immigrants assimilate with ease into the country’s society. However I do believe that they should still able to recive documents in their native tongue, since it helps them fully understand what they are reading or signing, which can prevent huge misinterpretations.

The tragedy with most immigrants today is that their loyalty doesn’t lie with the United States rather it lies with their native country. It seems fine, however in order for the U.S. to achieve unity they must have the full loyalty of its citizens. The absence of loyalty can lead these immigrants to tie all their loyalty to the nation…