Patriotism

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What Patriotism is to me?

Patriotism to me is love for my country and support to its constitution. Patriotism to me is the best thing in the world. My country comes first before anything. Like, John F. Kennedy, our thirty fifth president said, "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." Patriotism is to serve and protect my country from both foreign and domestic enemies. Patriotism is to love one’s neighbor, parents, friend, and God. Patriotism is dying for my country just like all those soldiers who died in war for our country. They didn’t die for nothing, but they died to protect our freedom. The army, navy, air force and marines risked their lives for us; that is real patriotism. People give their lives so that their families can have freedom. It is that our founding fathers fought for our country’s freedom so we can inherit it. They sacrificed their lives for generations to come. That is the reason why our country fights wars. They did all they could to make our country how it is today. Now it is our turn to never give up our liberty and keep fighting to preserve it. Ben Franklin, Isaac Newton, and Abraham Lincoln loved their country; they are patriots. Patriotism should be strongest during the country's time of need in order to provide comfort and insurance to the people that live there. Trusting in one's country helps people to believe that they are protected and safe in their homes which are a very desirable feeling to have during a country's time of need. People of the country feel happy when they see death of their love one in battlefields wasn’t for nothing. Now it is our next mission to be loving, generous, respectful, supportive, and patient. We need to bond together and create one nation under God for liberty and justice for…...

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