What Is An American?" By Hector St. John Crevecoeur

What Is an American?" by Hector St. John Crevecoeur

Selected Passage No. 6

"The American is a new man, who acts upon new principles; he must therefore entertain new ideas and form new opinions. From involuntary idleness, servile dependence, penury, and useless labor, he has passed to toils of a very different nature, rewarded by ample subsistence. This is an American."


The American today is bombarded by a number of new discoveries, way of life and the adaptability to all those new things. New legislation to protect the interests of today's American. However, according to Hector St. John Crevecoeur being a product of so ...
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