The American Spirit Analysis

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The United States has always had a reputation for being ambitious and outspoken, and always eager to voice their opinions. This American Spirit was especially contagious throughout the 19th and 20th centuries when citizens hoped to gain equal democracy through the right to vote. Having the right to vote positively affects American democracy in that it encourages the active participation of citizens in the government’s decisions. With the extension of voting rights to more of the country’s citizens, we have the ability to improve the lives of Americans, the freedom to speak out and gain the attention of the government, and the achievement of a stronger sense of nationalism. These aspects have clearly benefited the United States, and remind

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