Iran is a dangerous country, but it is not an existential threat to either Israel or America.
An honorable Congress knows in its bones that the full faith of the United States of America is at stake.
Afghanistan survived as a nation long before America was founded.
Hunter S. Thompson had this ability; his words cut the most powerful men in America to the bone.
More than a decade after she left her mother behind in Saigon, Carina returned to Vietnam to help bring her parents to America.
Next, he organized a church with four other men who had come from America.
"Well, I don't know that it will hurt America in the long run," said Pen.
What, then, is America's duty to the oppressed race or the small nation?
You know, colonel, I was thinking that a trip to America wouldn't be a bad idea.
America is a nation of inventors—the leaders in this mechanical age.
1507, in Cartographer Martin Waldseemüller's treatise "Cosmographiae Introductio," from Modern Latin Americanus, after Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512) who made two trips to the New World as a navigator and claimed to have discovered it. His published works put forward the idea that it was a new continent, and he was first to call it Novus Mundus "New World." Amerigo is more easily Latinized than Vespucci.
The name Amerigo is Germanic, said to derive from Gothic Amalrich, literally "work-ruler." The Old English form of the name has come down as surnames Emmerich, Emery, etc. The Italian fem. form merged into Amelia.
Colloquial pronunciation "Ameri-kay," not uncommon 19c., goes back to at least 1643 and a poem that rhymed the word with away. Amerika "U.S. society viewed as racist, fascist, oppressive, etc." first attested 1969; the spelling is German, but may also suggest the KKK.
It is interesting to remember that the song which is essentially Southern -- "Dixie" -- and that which is essentially Northern -- "Yankee Doodle" -- never really had any serious words to them. ["The Bookman," June 1910]
FREDONIA, FREDONIAN, FREDE, FREDISH, &c. &c.
These extraordinary words, which have been deservedly ridiculed here as well as in England, were proposed sometime ago, and countenanced by two or three individuals, as names for the territory and people of the United States. The general term American is now commonly understood (at least in all places where the English language is spoken,) to mean an inhabitant of the United States; and is so employed, except where unusual precision of language is required. [Pickering, 1816]
An American patriotic hymn from the nineteenth century, sung to the tune of the national anthem of Great Britain, “God Save the Queen.” It begins, “My country, 'tis of thee.”