American Rebellion In Nature

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Rebellion can be seen a staple of American culture, influenced by the history of American ancestors and Colonists that built this country. American nature rebellion can often be seen in times of political change. Throughout history rebellion can be seen as a motive of political change and in formation of liberal societies. Americans throughout their own history and through the history of the ancestors that influenced American society and culture, rebellion has had a significant role in political change, making Americans rebels by nature and by genetics. As people Americans have been influenced through historical roots and ancestors to become rebels in the face of political change. History is what makes Americans rebels in nature and influences …show more content…
The tradition of American rebellion can be seen through the history of the American colonies and the American revolution. First and foremost the idea of the puritan pilgrims coming to North America in itself was an act of rebellion. The Puritans left England in hopes of religious freedom from the Church of England. The notion of leaving England and sailing across the Atlantic for religious freedom is in itself rebel nature. Nevertheless, rebellion became a staple of American tradition through the American Revolution, and the events leading up to it. American people in the 18th century felt oppressed by King George and English rule despite being thousands of miles away in a foreign land. The Americans did not feel they answer to the crown of Great Britain let alone be treated unfairly by a tyrant leader in King George. The 13 American colonies had the inherent drive to deny the monarchical power of Great Britain, and the drive to create their own nation. The largest issue Americans had with British rule was the creation of unfair taxation, without political representation. Americans felt like they were being looted for their money and King George was a tyrant monarch. To change their poitical discourse Americans rebelled and revolted in the name of gainng their own freedom. This clearly shows that Americans have a tradition and inherent …show more content…
Recently in America there have been many mass shootings and casualties of innocent people involving gun violence. Now to many foreigners a logical solution would be to establish gun control; however that is very unpopular amongst Americans. In fact despite the number of household gun related deaths out numbering the total number of Americans who’ve ever died in combat; little to nothing is being done to stop gun violence. The reason for this being Americans cherishes their second amendment right to own guns. Originally this amendment was made after the Revolution, as a way for citizens to form their own militia in case they needed to rebel against a tyrannical government. Now days this may seem like a rather unlikely scenario, but many Americans insist that it is logical argument for gun ownership. This illustrates the inherent traditional nature of Americans as rebels. Americans will not give up their guns, because they fear a possible need for revolt and

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