Unit 1: The American Identity
- What is an "American"?
- How is an American identity created?
- Why have people come to America, and why do they continue to come to America?
- What groups throughout history have struggled with American identity or have been ostracized from the “American Dream”?
- How do individuals reconcile conflicting values inherited from different cultures?
- How has the sense of American identity changed over time?
- How does American literature reflect and influence American society?
- Why does freedom matter?