Herb Caen: Why Did They Determine The United States?

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I believe Herb Caen expressed himself best when he said, “A city is not gauged by its length or width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams”. The same goes for a state, or even an entire country. Everything was once a vision of someone before it became a reality, including this great country, envisioned by our founding fathers. When the founding fathers began creating this country, they had no idea how this country would be a few hundred years later. What were the founding fathers thinking when they conceived the United States? Let’s put ourselves in their shoes and think how we would conceive a nation. Undoubtedly, one of the most crucial things for a country to do is grow. A country needs to grow and flourish on its own. Self reliance is extremely important and should be taken very seriously. A country that buys all of its goods cannot last forever, not without whoever they’re buying from. Factories and other places of production need to be present in this land. It would create jobs and instead of importing goods from somewhere, we could sell our goods to them and make a profit. This would aid the economy and better the country in more than one way.…show more content…
How can we help the rest of the world with their problems if we can’t solve our own? If we can't be at peace with our own neighbors, how can we travel across an ocean and expect understanding from them? The people of this land would hold good morals highly. If everyone was treated respectfully, I believe neighborhoods would be much friendlier. People may smile and wave at their neighbors and not walk inside their house timidly and lock the

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