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One Book One LCC - The True American (2015-2016): American Identity

Resources for One Book One LCC 2015-16 - The True American

Discussion Questions

What does it mean to be an American?

What is the American Dream for you?  Do you think it is different for different people?  How so?  Has it changed over time? 

How has the immigrant experience changed over time?  How has it stayed the same?

The author describes "two Americas" in his Ted Talk and suggests that there are deep inequalities in the United States.  What do you think?

American Identity

Remembering September 11, 2001

Many LCC students are too young to remember September 11, 2001. The Day the Towers Fell can give them some sense of the event.