Proud To Be American Essay

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[pic] Why I am proud to be an American It is a great honor to be an American. Every morning when I awake I am reassure that I live in a country where I am free to make my own decisions. On my way to school I am reassure that although I am a girl I can still get an education, because in other parts of the world girls are not allowed to attend School. In America we have more privileges than many other nations. I can choose my own religion and I am proud to be an American because I wake each day knowing that who I want to become, is entirely up to me. Many people come from all over the world in pursuit of the American dream. That dream is true because American is where all dreams can come through. We have the ultimate gift that any many men fight great wars and battle fearlessly for centuries and that is freedom. With a vision, hard work and passion - anything is possible as my mother always told me “The Sky is the limit”. I am proud to be an American because I am granted the freedom to openly express my personal beliefs and opinions. If they differ from anyone else, that’s okay, because it’s, was the hope and aspiration of our fore fathers that every man regardless of the color of your skin, rich or poor or religion can stand up and speak without being imprisoned. I am proud to be an American because we are a country willing to defend human rights and independence both inside our own nation and throughout the world. We may not agree on the hows and the whys, but I am so thankful for our young men and women of many generations that have fought and continue to fight to protect our nations’ independence and to prevent human suffering around the world. I am proud to be an American because as a nation, we care. We have heroes big and small; everyday there are random acts of kindness that we will never know about. We care about our neighbors, we care about

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