African American Citizens Should Be Divided Essay

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From the establishment of the United States in 1776 to the African-American Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s, the citizens of this republic nation have been separated in their ideas. After eighty-seven years of its existence, the United States finally liberated its slaves, and it took the imperial republic one hundred and seventy eight years to legally end segregation through the eradication of the Jim Crow Laws. Throughout the history of the United States, the citizens of the nation were divided mostly because of race; however, the citizens are currently divided because of their wealth. Although the United States is mostly divided because of wealth, race is still a prominent factor. David Brooks in his satirical essay explains the vital differences between coastal and mainland America. Typically, Americans that live along the coast tend to be liberal and thus align themselves with …show more content…
The public is not only separated in beliefs, but also in wealth. Citizens in the United States, even after witnessing such injustice and corruptness, are not participating in the political process. Most of the public assumes that politics offers no help to their individual lives, but in reality politics determine the livelihood of every citizen in the nation. Albeit, let’s assume that more people got involved in public policy. It would be nearly impossible for the new citizens in politics to agree with one another because of their separated and radical views. There is nothing wrong with having a different opinion, but it is extremely troublesome in politics if one is not open to other ideas. People in our society are diverse and share different notions, but refuse to collaborate or even compromise with one another. By recognizing and debating all sorts of ideas, citizens will undoubtedly be able to form such policies that benefit everyone in their nation and not a mere

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