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When you think about Americanism what comes to mind? I see the words loyalty and pride in big, bold letters. If you take apart the word you will come to notice that American is the root of it. In order to take part in Americanism one must reside in the United States. We view our country as the “land of the free, and the home of the brave.” This is very true and as we look at the word Americanism we can look back and truly recognize those who have put forth their heart, body, and soul to keep this country alive. As we advance in our history books, one cannot but pick out outstanding beings that can be descried as Americans. Take Theodore Roosevelt for example, he was a strong believe in patriotism and devotion to the United States. “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country,” are the words taken from the inaugural address of President John F. Kennedy.
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Unformatted text preview: Kennedy wanted us to envision plans for the future. He wanted the world to recognize that it is up to us to maintain the place we live in and take care of our duties as an American citizen. It is up to us to strive to be productive and amount to more then what others have in the past. That is the true meaning of being an American. In my eyes a person who sets for time and effort to advance a country as a whole is an American. One who stands up for his rights and abides by the laws set before him is an American. A person who does what is necessary to keep the country safe, whether in a time of war or an environmental tragedy such as a hurricane or tornado, is an American. There are many different forms of Americanism and it is up to us as Americans to let our colors shine and to be all that we can be until we are no more....
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