Essay on Nationalism Is Defined By The Merriam Webster Dictionary

1116 Words Jul 26th, 2016 5 Pages
Jasleen Aulakh
Social 20-1


Nationalism is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as being a feeling that people have of being loyal to and proud of their country. The three sources provided stand testament to that statement by either supporting the idea of nationalism or challenging it. In the first given source, a quote is given in which it outlines some negatives about the United Nations operations and listing this process as a challenger of nationalism. The second provided source depicts a man attempting to teach middle eastern man of western democratic ways, while a man seems uninterested as he is aware of the system 's flaws; the artist 's intention was to outline the effect of westerners attempting to implement their ideals because they are very nationalistic and believe their ways are better than other countries, although it is proven that it is not the case. In the third source a quote motivated by a proud western ideals is analyzed in response to its position in United Nations operations. The three perspectives on nationalism in relation to organizations such as the United Nations are analyzed and compared to further understand the conflicting stances on nationalism. After the terrifying results of World war 2 nations across the world acted together to prevent the same atrocities from occurring again. The failure of the League of Nations led to the establishment of the United Nations on October 24th, 1945. As the creation of the United Nations…

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