Importance Of Understanding American Culture

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How Do We Understand American Culture? We can learn from the past what we are not supposed to do. By learning history, we can know what will happen before make a decision and avoid same mistake. To better understand American culture, it is important to listen to voices different than our own because it helps us learned from our past mistake. In the article “A flower from the graves,” the author Patterson said “We watched the stage set without staying it” (Patterson 5). Patterson illustrates how the white people were responsible to take care of children. Patterson also illustrates why adults need to pay attention in front of children so they do not act like adults. In “Martin Luther King’s letter,” MLK said “this movement is nourished by the
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