Joseph Kuchar Argumentative Essay

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Conventional wisdom suggests that most people residing in the United States take their citizenship for granted. The vast majority of modern Americans were born in this country enjoying the benefits of nationality since birth. Citizens vote, use public services, travel with a United States passport, run for civic office, and serve their country without a second thought. Underlying this chain of circumstances is that most Americans owe this fortuitous fate to a single ancestor. Generations ago, this person, often unheralded, made the decision to leave all they knew behind and seek their treasure in the “New World.” With this as a backdrop, a teenage Joseph James Kuchar (1888 – 1954), at the turn of the 20th century, resolved to make his future
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