Examples Of American Power

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When a country has power it can use it to better its country. One example is forming alliances with other powerful countries and form trades to get the things their country needs. A country can also use its power in a bad way. Some examples are if try to take over other countries and make many enemies, this would make countries attack them and citizens would be killed. Depending on the education, the citizens receive they will use their power and the country's power in either a good way or a bad way. If people learn about countries helping each other out and being peaceful, then they will most likely do the same when they are in power. Of course there are a few times when this isn't the case. For a country to be positive they have to learn that being positive is the best way to be. They can learn about countries that used their power to do bad things but they need to see that in history it has never worked out and will not help the country out in the long run. In…show more content…
They relied on schools across seas for education. Noah Webster made a proposal that Americans should learn and get an education in their own country instead of traveling to other countries. An education in your own country allows you to have the same morals as your country and to see what your country needs to be better. Thomas Jefferson also wrote a proposal about the American education. Thomas Jefferson was representative in the House of Burgesses. He wrote a few political pamphlets and because of this he was asked to head a committee in preparing the Declaration of Independence. He was the main author of the Declaration and wrote that slavery should be abolished. It was taken out before the Declaration was finished. Jefferson wrote an educational proposal after the country gained its independence from England. He also became president of the United
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