Our Country America

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r Our Country America Known for freedom of speech and religion, this country is America. America is a great country that offers its citizens many great things. One of those things is freedom. America has 50 states and on the map it is located in North America. Our country’s flag colors are red, white and blue. The color red on the flag stands for hardiness and valor, the white stands for purity and innocence and the blue color stands for vigilance, perseverance and justice. The flag also has 50 stars which represent the 50 states, and the 13 stripes represent the 13 original British colonies. The flag used to have 13 stars on the flag, which represented the 13 colonies. Betsy Ross was the first person who made the first American flag and she sewed the flag in 1776. The American Revolution lasted till 1775 to 1783 and it was fought for the people’s rights and freedom. Every day at school we say the “Pledge of Allegiance” to honor United States and the freedom we have today. The veterans continuously fought for our nation throughout the history and continue to do so to this day. July 1st, 1776 was the day Americans signed the Declaration of Independence in which the colonists declared their freedom from Great Britain. Our current president is Barack Obama. The first president of the United States was George Washington. The capitol of United States is Washington D.C. In U.S every citizen is entitled to their freedoms. We live in a society where everyone is allowed to speak their mind. America is known for its liberty and democracy worldwide. One of the most important rights that the citizens have is the right to vote; by voting people have the right to choose their
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