Statement Of Purpose For The Future Of America

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In January, there were close to 1.4 million brave people serving in the armed forces. That is 1.4 million people risking everything they have for the future of our country. Although they may have joined the armed forces for different reasons, they all want to see a bright future for America. I hope we will live in a place where we have brave people that will lead us down the path of success. We will be prepared to help each other through every scenario possible. Also, everyone in America will have to opportunity to go to college. That is the kind of world I want to live in. Without those who fought for our country in the past, we would not have a future. I think that learning from the past is a very important ingredient for the future of America. Looking back on past wars and battles can teach us a lot. Not just the violent aspect of the past, but also former presidents and politicians. By Learning from their mistakes and successes, we can excel. Of course, we need to look back on all of the heroes that served our country in any shape or form. The American people should continue to show their gratitude and appreciation for those people who sacrificed everything for…show more content…
Garfield once said, “Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.” I see education as a very significant characteristic to a successful future. Studies show that students living in poverty have a hard time graduating college. Many say poverty is the biggest reason many do not go to college. The amount of money your family has should not determine your future. Everybody deserves the chance to try to better themselves and go to college. Even middle class families have to struggle to put their child through college. Student debt in America is around $1 trillion! I envision America to be a place where everyone has an opportunity to be educated. Colleges will not cost an arm and a
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