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Illegal Immigrants In North America

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North America was found in 1492 by Columbus. Then the US was founded on July 4, 1776. The first form of government was The Articles of Confederation and it wasn’t working very well. Except the colonists didn’t want to change from the articles because they were afraid of the monarchy. So some people got together to try and fix the articles but instead they wrote the Declaration of Independence. At first no one wanted it at all but then-then they accommodated all of the people who opposed it. There are three main parts to being an American and they are going to be discussed in this essay. Initially, being an American means freedom. The first amendment in the constitution guarantees freedoms such as religion, speech, and expression. The freedom of religion is one of the main factors why so many people want to immigrate to the US. There are many illegal immigrants in us, but they are here to make a better life for their families and to seek the American dream. Another freedom the US has been the freedom of speech. Many people use this freedom to voice their opinion in protests about various things. Although there are a couple of words that are not legal to say whenever that person wants. …show more content…

The dictionary definition of patriotism is “An emotional attachment to a nation which an individual recognizes as their homeland. This attachment, also known as national feeling or national pride, can be viewed in terms of different features relating to one's own nation, including ethnic, cultural, political or historical aspects.” In other word being a patriot means to be proud of the nation and to value and fight for what it’s beliefs are. Though this word does not just pertain to Americans it can be relevant to anyone with extreme pride in their country or ethnicity. The south more than likely has the most people with national pride than the rest of the country. Even though a lot of them like to fly the confederate flag in their

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