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American ID: Three Words

Individuals from around the world share three words that describe the United States.
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At a Glance

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Language

English — US

Subject

  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Social Studies
  • Democracy & Civic Engagement

[UPBEAT MUSIC]

In three words, I would say, power, knowledge, and democracy.

Ignorant.

Superior.

Imperial.

A whole lot of bling, bling rapper types and stuff.

[SPEAKING SPANISH]

Modern Roman Empire.

We see you guys as hip, knowing, intelligent.

The new superpower.

[SPEAKING SPANISH]

Naivete.

[SPEAKING SPANISH]

Hollywood, L.A.

Hollywood firstly.

[SPEAKING SPANISH]

Ignorant but nice.

They are very nice. That's one thing.

Rich, powerful, but dangerously ignorant.

Three words? Well, it's a wonderful country.

Power.

Globalization.

Judeo-Christian tradition.

McDonald's.

Money, money, money.

And military power.

The war on terror.

[SPEAKING SPANISH]

Independent, strong, a lot of room for improvement.

[UPBEAT MUSIC]

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