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  • Negative Effects Of Jingoism

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    Presidential Election. In a campaign fueled by hate, “isms” that divide our country such as racism and sexism have come to the forefront in the last political cycle; however, none were more prevalent than jingoism. Defined as “extreme patriotism, especially in the form of warlike foreign policy”, jingoism often carries a negative connotation and has been exemplified by the 2016 election (Merriam Webster Dictionary). While nationalism can be a positive concept, there is a fine line between having pride

  • I Am Not A Patriot Analysis

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    While jingoism promotes a “my country right or wrong” approach, true patriotism demands an objective appraisal of a “child’s” actions. And so, we arrive at our first distinction which is to be understood as a matter of conditional loyalty: the patriot and the jingoist

  • Patriotism and The American Flag Essay

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    There is much controversy surrounding the idea of patriotism and the iconography of the American flag in today’s society. Some believe patriotism is simply the act of supporting the decisions of the leaders of the country. Others say, to be patriotic, people should be outspoken and voice their oppositions to what is going on in the government. Opinions also differ on the idea of what the American flag represents. One opinion of the flags representation is that the flag represents our history, and

  • Jingoism Research Paper

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    Jingoism is a term which many people are not familiar with. Extreme chauvinism or nationalism marked especially by a belligerent foreign policy is the definition of Jingoism (Merriam-webster.com). Chauvinism is extremely close to jingoism when it comes to their definitions; the main difference between the two words is that Jingoism is used to describe violent acts of patriotism or nationalism. Violent acts of patriotism have become for widespread in recent years; for example, ever since the events

  • Dulce et Decorum Est Essay

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    Wilfred Owen’s “Dulce et Decorum Est” and E. E Cummings’, “next to of course god america i” are poems that critique patriotic propaganda. Both poems use words and images to effectively depict the influence that patriotic propaganda has on war. “Dulce et Decorum Est” uses descriptive words to create realistic images of the horrors soldiers are faced with during combat, whereas “next to of course god america i” uses sarcasm to inform readers that the abuse of propaganda can be used to manipulate others

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' I Buffalo Bill 's ' Essay

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    With the three poems “next to of course god america i”, “the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls”, and “[Buffalo Bill’s] e e cummings paints a very grim picture of American ideals and shows his disdain for much of the cultural identity that Americans share. In the poems “next to of course god america i” and “the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls” he lampoons politicians and a certain class of women. In “[Buffalo Bill’s]” he declares a cultural icon to be “defunct” and within the

  • Pride And Nationalism In Henry V By William Shakespeare

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    In the play “Henry V”, William Shakespeare, to a strong extent, seeks to evoke nationalistic fervour. In the play, this patriotic sentiment is often used to display one’s sense of pride and belonging in what they may believe to be the best country and is often manipulated by the main characters to influence one’s emotions. This sense of patriotism is expressed through the Archbishop’s statement towards Henry to invade France, the prosecution of the three traitors who were set out to kill King Henry

  • Should America Remain An Isolationist Country?

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    to become an imperialist country, while the other group wanted America to remain an isolationist country. America should have remain an isolationist country for two main reasons: our jingoism is actually hypocritical and that the U.S government should not be governing other nations. Imperialism is caused by jingoism, which is extreme pride to a country. But is being hypocrites something that America should be proud of? For example, the U.S government

  • Racism And Its Subsequent Civil Liberty

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    The esteemed author Mark Twain offered commentary on a hypothetical society which had unwittingly brought upon its own demise, when he said, “But it was impossible to save the Great Republic. She was rotten to the heart. Lust of conquest had long ago done its work; trampling upon the helpless abroad had taught her, by a natural process, to endure with apathy the like at home; multitudes who had applauded the crushing of other people 's liberties, lived to suffer for their mistake in their own persons”

  • European Imperialism in Africa Essay

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    resources this would lead to new businesses being set up in Africa, leading to a thriving economy and quick advancement of the great powers of Europe. The economic reasons were also accompanied be political reasons. Imperialism was also accompanied by jingoism. Prince Leopold urged in his conversation “to see where there are unoccupied lands… where… [there is] the opportunity to prove to the world that Belgians also are an imperial people capable of