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6. Although the United States has a history of discrimination and exclusion, why did the attacks of September 11, 2001, bring about such strong feelings of patriotism?
7. What did Mario Cuomo mean when he called the United States a “community added to individualism”? This is talking about America’s unique society where everyone is their own
8. Some historians believe that people should leave their ethnicity and customs behind to become a part of America. How does Anna Quindlen feel about this idea? The author does not
9. What is a rhetorical question? (this is not a rhetorical question) A rhetorical question is
10. What did Anna Quindlen mean when she said, “What is the point of this splintered whole?”11. According to Anna Quindlen, what is holding the separate parts of America together now?12. With what idea did most Americans agree in 1994?13. What did Anna Quindlen mean by calling tolerance a “vanilla-pudding” word?
14. What was Anna Quindlen’s argument in this text? Did she prove it? Why or why not?15. With what tone did the text end?ACADEMIC PARAGRAPH Read and answer the following writing prompt. Make sure your paragraph contains all
elements of an academic paragraph: Review the question maturely Answer the questionCite evidence to prove your answer Ending inference Writing Prompt:Anna Quindlen made the following claim directly after September 11th: America is united despite conflicts that have arisen as a result of its diverse population. Is this claim still valid today? Why or why not? Use support from the text as well as your own experience to support your response.

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