Obviously, america is about many things: political freedom, economic opportunity, the melting pot, cat videos, the cult of celebrity, the cult of the military, franchised inauthentic ethnic cuisine, “super pacs” and 89 brands of riding mower. What is an american by edward l hudgins he had traveled to america several times before 1930 to find work, establish himself, and make it possible to bring over the family he toiled for.
Brazil, fascinatingly enough, is the exception to the broader latin american rule, though the country has always remained largely independent of the spanish-influenced narrative the majority of latin america shares brazilians, like canadians, actually do use american--in portuguese, americano/a--to refer to those from the us.
An american is anyone who understands that achieving the best in life requires risks immigrants have no assurance of success in a new land with different habits, institutions and language. What is america by harry browne january 24, 2002 politicians love to tell us how special america is but what is it that’s special it can’t be the scenery — the purple mountain majesties or thy rocks and rills dozens of countries have beautiful scenery it can’t be the people. Our family is an incredible mélange of african-american, white, jewish, english, canadian, native americans and more our family tree features redheads, blue-eyed blondes, brown-eyed brunettes.
In modern english, north and south america are generally considered separate continents, and taken together are called america or the americas in the plural when conceived as a unitary continent, the form is generally the continent of america in the singular. Asian-america ns are a group of persuadable swing voters, growing faster than any other group in america today.
The exercise seems to be something of a rorschach test, telling us more about the american than america itself take terry thompson, a man quoted last december by bloomberg news, who believes the detroit autoworker is what america is all about mr thompson is a detroit autoworker.
Nashville — in 2015, just as refugees were pouring out of syria and pictures of terrified children filled every newscast and front page in the world, a small notice appeared in my church. Thanks for watching subscribe for more like & share if you enjoy footage is from libertypen, features milton friedman discussing america's history as well. Is america really that great or is the united states just like any other nation outsiders tend to be the best judge of character, and nick adams, a best-se.