The American Character is the fusion of many different qualities that an American considers himself to be. In the year of 1776, America gained its’ freedom from Britain, guided towards the concept of freedom, rights, and many other qualities that together create an American from today. One of the qualities that make an American character is that of hoping to live the American Dream. Hoping to live the American Dream means that a person living or coming into the US, has the hopes of living the dream
reflected in the works that come out from each section of the country. From accents, to food, to history and culture, no one place defines what America is as a country, but all combine to provide the sense of one American identity. American writers from the 19th century express this sense of regionalism, so this sense of the country’s identity is defined via the regions that make up the entirety.
Ghazal Hashemipour Honors American Literature Sept. 29, 2015 Letters from an American Farmer Comparison: This document focused less on the role of government than did the “ Declaration of Independence”. In this document the focus was mainly about the origin of American dream where there are opportunities for everyone under a limited government, where people are united and influenced by their surrounding environment. This is while the focus of “ Declaration of Independence” is mainly on the injustice
Throughout history, Jefferson, Paine, and de Crevecoeur have offered a unique perspective about certain truths concerning American rights and responsibilities. Each person gives a promise of what America could and eventually should be. The speeches “I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King Jr. and “Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton are well-known speeches that have undoubtedly shaped America into what it is today or in some cases, what America should be today. Although
Manifest destiny is a term for the attitude prevalent during the 19th century period of American expansion that the United States not only could, but was destined to, stretch from coast to coast. This attitude helped fuel western settlement, Native American removal and war with Mexico (Manifest Destiny). As you can see that to expand America had to work for it and lies were sacrificed for the greater good and bettering the world as they knew it at that time. William Bradford the author Of Plymouth