HOW DO VALUES BUILD UNITY? Common Civic and Political Heritage Popular Sovereignty The English Language
Common Civic and Political Heritage Individual Rights - “life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness”
Popular Sovereignty Fair, free, regular elections, equal justice under the law majority rule
English Language Unifying language of education, business, and government Do you agree?
ANY OTHER UNIFYING EVENTS? ?
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligations, roles, and functions
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS Family, Religious, Educational, Social and Governmental Example?
“This Country, with all its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, of their revolutionary right to dismember, or overthrow it” Abraham Lincoln