American

American

American(s) may refer to:

  • A person or attribute of one of the nations of the Americas
  • Americans, citizens or attributes of or from the United States of America
    • See also: Citizenship in the United States, Names for United States citizens
  • The indigenous peoples of the Americas
  • A person of American ethnicity

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Famous quotes containing the word american:

    I know that I will always be expected to have extra insight into black texts—especially texts by black women. A working-class Jewish woman from Brooklyn could become an expert on Shakespeare or Baudelaire, my students seemed to believe, if she mastered the language, the texts, and the critical literature. But they would not grant that a middle-class white man could ever be a trusted authority on Toni Morrison.
    Claire Oberon Garcia, African American scholar and educator. Chronicle of Higher Education, p. B2 (July 27, 1994)

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    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    There is one thing that the American people always rise to and extend their hand to and that is the truth of justice, and of liberty, and of peace. We have accepted that truth and we are going to led by it ... and through us the world, out into pastures of quietness and peace such as the world never dreamed of before.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)