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ENG114 - Erwin

Being an American Assignment

Let me share two strategies for finding source information to support your argument as to what is the most important aspects of being an American.

  1. If you don't have many ideas yet, you may want to start by reading and browsing some sources that explore this topic. Here are some keywords to try: 
    • national characteristics american

    • national identity

    • American exceptionalism

  2. Once you have defined what being American means to you, you will want to shift and search for sources on that aspect, for example:
    • pluralistic society

    • freedom

Sample Search Starter

("national characteristics american" or "national identity" or "American exceptionalism")

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