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... United States was built on immigrants and the belief that everyone can have the opportunity to succeed. It was built on the idea that the country is sovereign, individuals have inalienable rights, and that it is free. While there are elements within politics and society that may lead some people to question our freedom, the root of the American identity is unchanging. The reason citizens fight for what they believe in is because they care and they believe their voices will be heard. Change coming from the people is not possible in every nation. And that belief is a key element of the national identity. This unwavering identity could be explained through a primordialist view. While our country is not ancient, it is durable. The founders of the United States built the country the a nationalistic view of being the land of the free and it grew to be a world superpower.
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