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An Immigrant's Journey
The story of my grandparent's journeys to America and the freedom they found here.
Experiences Shaping Americans
Ones own idea of their American Creed is greatly shaped on their community and family and, most of all, experiences. Experiences shape each individual in different ways and below you will see a few specific contrasting factors that shape certain individuals as American's.
What it Means to be American
In this piece, I talk about what it means to be American and providing evidence and reasoning to back up my claim.
Critiquing The White American Creed
This piece is about how many white Americans believe that being American means you have to be white and you have to promote certain cultural values. This can be shown by the political actions of the U.S. in the past and in the present.
Preserving Family Culture
Preserving family culture is essential to my American Creed. Remembering and acknowledged our family's history helps increase the diversity in America, which is beautiful and unique.
Immigration in America
In this podcast, we discuss the issue of immigration and how it affects everyday life in the US. We discuss why it is important to the success of America, and how it affects other countries, as well.
To Develop Your Town
Development is a general term, one that applies to many paths of change. This one term, however, is important to individuals as well as their towns. It's definition may be broadly applied, but the process which it underscores allows for a continuation of American ideals.
A Country of Immigrants
A very large majority of the people currently living in America are immigrants, or from immigrant families. Despite the large immigrant population in our countries, we still face challenges prompted by our different backgrounds.
American Creed-Problem in America
This is about the American dream, and what a major problem in America is.
The Hope of America
My group discussed how immigration is a very important subject that affects America constantly. We have talked about how many of us are descendants of immigrants, and how America itself was basically brought to life by immigration, so it why not add to the melting pot.
The Language Of Music
This is a video about how music is a ritual which expresses the American Creed.
The Aspect of Community
I interviewed people I know to find out how a person's community affects their understanding of the American Creed.
Division in America
A brief look into our past as a nation, taking a look at how division between Americans is nothing new.
Learning What it Means to be an American in New York City
In one trip, I learned some of the most important values of what it truly means to be an American.
How Being A First Generation Can Affect Views on What it Means to be an American
An examination on the similarities of how children of immigrants view their privileges and what it means to be an American.
On the Promise of Stability in America
This piece picks apart the promise of stability in America, exposes the shortcomings of this promise, and elaborates on the actions taken by people to make the promise a reality and their impact on the people around them.
Overcoming the American Struggle
The Creed of American's is the struggle that they endure and then overcome. In our nation there's multiple roadblocks to success, such as struggle to afford education and mental health issues. Overcoming these struggles proves the strength and drive of Americans.
Family and an American Identity
An exploration of the relationship between family values and how those values influence who we are as Americans.
The Italian Perspective
The Italian way of immigration. Through family experiences and other perspectives of Italians. What they went through and how they faced them and let it shape them to be who they are.
The Opportunity of Education
My writing is about America being a land of opportunity, but there is a lack of accessibility to education to lower income families and immigrants.
The Evolution of the American Identity
The American Creed of young Americans today is not the same as that of their parents. What causes these changes, and why is this difference significant to Americans?
Illegal Immigration and the American Creed
Do illegal immigrants deserve to fulfill their American Creed?
The Melting Pot of Family
In this piece I discuss the ideas of chosen families and blood related family in relation to the American melting pot.
Same Motivations, Different Century
How our own history shapes our ability to understand others and create an accepting American creed
Have American Values Changed?
Look at the larger picture to acknowledge, through the generations, how customs and values came to be and can be tied back to the idea that America’s composed of individuals, with their own ethnicity, customs, traditions, and opinions; honoring how they have been modified.