Home Of The Brave Analysis Essay

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“Tell me now what is worse”

“The land of the Free and the home of the Brave,” is a phrase taken from our National Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner. Between the nineteenth and twentieth-century this phrase became our country’s legacy, which guaranteed freedom and rights for all. When this poem was written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key and adopted by Congress in 1931 it embodied the ideals of freedom. An ideal that was understood as having no real sense of judgment towards any of our fellow citizens, a place where you will be able to raise a family and be able to not only live comfortably but also live without the stereotypes following the appearance you have. This legacy of freedom never included every American citizen, for example
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This "dream" is very stereotypical and was brought about through the way society portrayed the trend that everyone should follow. One of the most stereotypical ideas was a white picket fence, and a white family where the father is either a doctor or a lawyer. The mother was usually a stay at home woman. If not a stay at home mom then she was a teacher or a nurse. The family usually had one boy child who was the oldest and very good in school, and lastly the one girl child who was …show more content…
That was part of the American dream. My mother was a stay at home mom when she was married. My mother had a business she babysat for other mothers in the neighborhood. Today, women are still not thought of or used for her working ability, but are only noticed from the fact they could clean and nurse children. The industrial revolution opened the door for women in the work

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