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Individualism  According to the concept of individualism, humans are fundamentally individuals who  have the freedom to make choices and join (or not join) groups as they wish. An  individual’s life belongs to no one but that individual, so people should make choices  that are right for them regardless of what other people think. A true individual is unlike  anyone else. Americans value individualism and respect people who make independent  choices. Individual Rights in American History  The protection of individual rights had been a hallmark of American politics even before  the American Revolution. Many colonial governments had bills of rights that, to some  extent, granted freedoms of speech, religion, and assembly. At the start of the  revolution, states wrote new constitutions for themselves and listed rights that the  government could not take away. The first ten amendments to the Constitution, known 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course POSI 1310 taught by Professor Arnold during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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