The, The Land Of The Free Essay

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The United States has grown to be one of the biggest countries in the world and commonly known as America, “the Land of the Free”. There are people from all over the world that dream of coming to the United States in search of a better future for themselves or for their future generations. I am an immigrant myself, my parents and I traveled to the U.S. in search of a better future, being more my parents say than mine. I was only three years old when I set foot on U.S. soil and my journey began. Learning the history of America, of how we came to be from the very start it is truly fascinating. Reading Sleuthing the Alamo was just a reminder of how of my ancestors were treated by the people that said that they were here to “show us salvation”. Learning about all these “war heroes” and how they helped gain their independence from Mexico was a complete act of selfishness. For all we know Sam Houston could have been a part of this conspiracy to help President Jackson, or Davy Crockett could have been a coward and had let Santa Anna take control of the Alamo. Texas, just like the rest of the United States, was not anyone’s to claim as their own land in the first place. The Native people, who were innocent to begin with, were outcasts of their own land where they had lives for years before us. Wildlife, agriculture, and all things with nature were beautiful; nothing here was touched or tormented. I am going to have to disagree with everything stated in Crisps book. I don’t see any…

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