Analysis of Different Voices of Freedom The United States of America stands for “freedom” and democracy in the eyes of many people around the world and most American citizens. The concept of freedom, or the “land of the free,” associated with the United States all over the globe is tarnished by a time in the United States where everyone was not free. In fact the country operated in a climate of slavery as the norm. Involuntary servitude was almost synonymous with America at one time. Even after slavery was abolished, the United States experienced an American Revolution, Civil War and a Civil Rights Movement stemming from the Jim Crow South and its far reaching impact across the country; Jim Crow was analogous to racism, discrimination,...The end:
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