91/11/2001: The Day That Changed America
What does it mean to be an American?

Americans base their freedoms on documents like the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence. Our many different freedoms and unique ideals are what make us a democracy. In your own words, what does it mean to you to be an American?

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The first initial of your last name

How old are you?


What state do you live in?

To help you think about your response, check out these Web sites.

The Declaration of Independence
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/index.htm

The U.S. Constitution
http://www.house.gov/Constitution/Constitution.html

The Bill of Rights
http://memory.loc.gov/const/bor.html