Reading Analysis #2-How do you Identify a “True” American?

  How do you Identify a “True” American? In chapter two of City of Rhetoric:Revitalizing the Public Sphere in Metropolitan America, David Fleming debates the claim made the National Standards for Civics and Government that “the identity of an American citizen is defined by shared political values and principles rather than by ethnicity,race, religion, class, […]

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Reading Analysis #1- The Political Setting

The Political Setting In chapter three of City of Rhetoric: Revitalizing the Public Sphere in Metropolitan America, David Fleming contemplates an optimal political space where the ideal citizen can thrive. Fleming debates the differences a “public,” a community where, in his own words,  citizens “can come together” and exercise their political rights (58). There are […]

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