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Unformatted text preview: everyones national identity develops differently. In any case, I do not think being born on American ground or having America blood is what makes you American. Americans are made not born. It is very easy in a place like China to unite because most of them are Han Chinese. But, say you wanted to unite Germany well what would eventually happen is a split between strong Germans and everyone else, which will probably lead to the strong German ethnic cleansing the weaker within the country. My concept of what it means to be American since reading the article in the text book has not changed. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and this is my opinion. I am very stubborn and set in my way of life, which is how I was raised and it is what I am accustomed to and nothing or no one will change that about me. If people dont like me for who or what I am then that is their problem, I am not going to change who or what I am just to please others....
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