BC: A Ryan Hay Publication
FC: EN104 | Ryan's Mixbook
1: Americans are industrious people, with hopes and dreams of success and freedom. Americans are men who strive to create new things and who put their blood, sweat, and tears into the development of their country.
2: America is a country with power, heart, and wisdom. Americans care for others and protect the natural rights of those who cannot protect themselves.
3: Americans are proud to have freedom, and defend it wherever it is threatend. True Americans will fight for the rights they possess and insure that the human rights of all are preserved.
4: The term "American" applies not only to those people who live in America, but those people throughout the world who value freeedom and liberty in the same fashion that Americans do.
5: The current state of the American spirit is diminishing. Americans are not depicted as the hardworking, patriotic people that they once were. But the dream can still be revived and the romanticized view of the American will one day make its return into society.
6: The opinion of most politicians is extreamly varied on how immigrants should become Citizens of America. Americans, thus, can be said to have diverse opinions on many issues and take great pride in their country.
7: The above picture is an excellent example of a primary source. It is a government produced piece of liturature, and thus it is considered to be a primary source.
8: The Declaration of Independence is the document that freed the United States from English rule, and created a country full of...Americans.
9: The Bill of Rights, as shown above, gives all citizens of the United States a set of freedoms and rights that defines them as americans.
10: The painting above is of the US Constituition. This document laid out the structure of the first true example of a democratic nation.
11: A diary is considered a primary source because it is written by someone who has experienced what they are writing about first hand.
12: The story The Lottery shows how traditions can be dangerous and deadly when not understood. It shows that when people carry put acts they do not understand because of tradition or because a figure of authority tells them to, it is the death of personal liberty and thought.
13: The above picture is of John McCain giving a campaign speech. A speech is a considered a primary source because it is, literally, getting the information directly from the sources mouth.
14: Proper preparation for interviewing is key to success. By formating your questions to lead to further questions, you can be successful in interviewing.
15: Surveying is a very important and credible source of information if created correctly. Surveys must be given to a diverse group of people and at least over 50 percent of the population eligable to recieve the survey must recieve it.
16: The American Soldier has changed in appearence over the years. Yet, he (or she) has not changed in spirit. These soldiers are ambassadors to the country they are occupying. They are the model for what Iraqis believe Americans to be.
17: The premise of this story is essentially that in order for a town to have its freedom and utopia, on child must suffer greatly. Before admittance into this town, everyone must agree to have the child suffer for them.