Essay on The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas

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*Crack!* Cheers ring throughout the stadium as the ball connects with the bat, sending it flying far over the fence; the smell of fresh cut grass and roasted peanuts wafting through the air. The crowd sings that old familiar tune (“take me out to the ball game . . .”) and the feeling of unity is infectious; we are proud to be Americans. This old-fashioned, baseball game feeling of American pride and unity is a feeling everyone should know. My vision for America is a united, proud, and innovative country; the leaders of the free world. This is what America needs to become.
The United States of America, this is what we call ourselves, but has America ever been truly united? Classically written in the book The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas is the quote, “All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.” It’s true that no nation can thrive without unity. Look at the United States during the Civil War. From 1861-1865, America was too busy fighting amongst itself to take care of its economy and the economy greatly suffered. The South completely lost its banking system and without the South’s cotton exports the North was forced to find new ways of making money. They both eventually printed money, a lot of it, which later led to inflation. This is what a nation without unity looks like and it isn’t a pretty picture. I believe that strengthening unity is this country’s first step to reaching its full potential. One of the most common things this country is…

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