The Freedom Of The United States

759 Words Nov 30th, 2015 4 Pages
The people of this great country should be incredibly thankful for the freedoms and opportunities we have been afforded because many individuals that we have had the privilege of knowing and many individuals that we haven’t had the honor of knowing have all sacrificed their lives to protect our freedoms. Due in part to this great sacrifice, America can and is considered to be a country with a great sense of equality, opportunity, and freedom. The United States of America as stated before is a country were individuals that reside in this country are able to do things they want to do and be who they want to be which in essence is one of the fundamental pillars that this great country was founded on.
Furthermore, because of said fundamental pillars in which this country was built on, the United States took this a step further when the country began to take a turn toward true equality and wanting to advance the country as a whole even further. This was partly due to that fact that in 1970, one out of every twenty-seven girls participated in high school sports which is quite hard to believe when you look at today’s statistics which is sitting at roughly, one out of every three girls, is now participating interscholastic athletics. With this statistic being so alarming during the early 1970’s, around the year 1972, the United States Congress passed the Educational Amendments. The Educational Amendments included a section that is referred to as Title IX. This particular…
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