What Freedom Means to Me

February 24, 2010
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These days, people take for granted what our ancestors worked so hard to provide for us. They had great perseverance along with a single goal in mind. Their goal was to bring America freedom at last. Freedom can mean so many different things to many different people. We are all different, so the term “freedom” means something different to all of us living in America. To me, freedom means a sense of hope, commitment, and pride. When I read in school about how America came to be a free land, I always feel proud and amazed at how the many leaders, soldiers, and families from the past brought freedom to us, and I also feel hope for America’s future that it will keep its freedom and remain the land of the free for generations and generations to come.

The freedom that we have today, also reminds me of the places where freedom does not exist yet. There are many countries where the people living in them hear about our freedom, but yet, they cannot experience it for themselves. We can only hope for those people right now, and dream of a world that’s free. I believe that everyone should be able to experience and live in a free nation at some point in their life. From free speech and free religion, to free press and voting rights, freedom to me always shows the opportunity of America to get better, and that’s what freedom really is.

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MASD said...
Jul. 3 at 11:46 am
Well done the speech is very good
Haybeast said...
Oct. 28, 2015 at 10:05 pm
I need to no where the story takes place and if Michael Diane was convicted
srags said...
Oct. 15, 2015 at 3:42 pm
So much in so few words.
shilohmymainhorse said...
Sept. 15, 2015 at 2:56 pm
@eRiCa1304 i have to write a essay for a school contest im in 7 th grade an im lookin for some info to help me write an this helped alot
Bhargav said...
Aug. 12, 2015 at 11:22 am
Freedom is the ability to make decisions on our own. But for me freedom means to learn from my mistakes and also do all the things that I only desire. Freedom to me is to feel safe, confident and comfortable in a good democratic country like ours in India . This does not mean that we are totally free from our responsibilities laid on us, but this freedom has it’s own limits. Freedom also means to be able to do many things without being forced. The meaning of freedom can differ from different... (more »)
StacyA33 replied...
Sept. 19, 2015 at 10:31 pm
Beautifully written. I loved reading about your experience.
Denisey replied...
Oct. 1, 2015 at 10:02 pm
I like zebras they are my favorite animal the same reason.
EvangelinaRoss29 said...
Dec. 22, 2012 at 12:53 pm
That's cool that we are able to take the mortgage loans and that opens completely new chances.
Helena D. said...
Dec. 14, 2011 at 5:44 pm
very interesting thanks
basketball22 said...
Nov. 2, 2011 at 4:42 pm
i am in 8th grade and i'm doing the FRA contest for what freedom of speech means to me, i am looking online for ideas and found yours to be the best!!!
eRiCa1304 replied...
Nov. 3, 2011 at 6:37 pm
thanks so much! good luck! :)
Jazzie j replied...
Sept. 2, 2015 at 7:22 pm
Me too! I have looked everywhere and couldn't find a single thing until I came here! Thanks so much!
*ads96* said...
Sept. 20, 2010 at 8:59 am
cool.it truly roxx!
Awesomeness!!!! said...
Mar. 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm
i thought it was good
eRiCa1304 replied...
Mar. 10, 2010 at 7:30 pm
thanksss :D
naomy +pepter 10 replied...
Jan. 16, 2013 at 9:39 pm
i love when she wrote we can onley hope for those people right now and dream of a world that's free.....<3love hope peace swag
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