Midterm 2 - A Identify at least one way(through laws government institutions or economics in which the United States and India forged their

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A. Identify at least one way (through laws, government institutions, or economics) in which the United States and India forged their national identities similarly to each other, and one way differently from each other. In your response, discuss the consequences for the role of religion in each country’s national identity. How did the United States and India forge their national identities similarly? National Identity “…what we mean by ‘national’ identity involves some sense of political community, however tenuous. A political community in turn implies at least some common institutions and a single code of rights and duties for all members of the community. It also suggests a definite social space, a fairly well demarcated and bounded territory, with which the members identify and to which they feel they belong…” Smith, p. 9 United States formed its national identity by giving its people rights they had never been given before, the Bill of Rights: similarly, with independence, the
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course MC 202 taught by Professor Kikiedozie during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Midterm 2 - A Identify at least one way(through laws government institutions or economics in which the United States and India forged their

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