America


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Synonyms for America

North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean

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North America and South America and Central America

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We earn our livelihood in America today in peaceful competition with people all across the Earth.
There is nothing WRONG with America that cannot be cured by what is RIGHT with America.
It is well worthy of consideration therefore, whether it would conduce more to the interest of the people of America that they should, to all general purposes, be one nation, under one federal government, or that they should divide themselves into separate confederacies, and give to the head of each the same kind of powers which they are advised to place in one national government.
It has until lately been a received and uncontradicted opinion that the prosperity of the people of America depended on their continuing firmly united, and the wishes, prayers, and efforts of our best and wisest citizens have been constantly directed to that object.
There were thoughtful and sagacious men, who began to doubt whether a great country like America would always be content to remain under the government of an island three thousand miles away.
"It was not for threepence, nor for any amount of money, that America quarrelled with England," replied Grandfather; "it was for a great principle.
No visitor can ever have set foot on those shores, with a stronger faith in the Republic than I had, when I landed in America.
I have many friends in America, and feel a grateful interest in the country.
Well, you remember what you were saying about America?'
There certainly is more money to be made in America than here.
America united, with a handful of troops, or without a single soldier, exhibits a more forbidding posture to foreign ambition than America disunited, with a hundred thousand veterans ready for combat.
"No doubt," I said, "but why did you go to America to find that out?"
In the southern hemisphere, if we compare large tracts of land in Australia, South Africa, and western South America, between latitudes 25 deg and 35 deg, we shall find parts extremely similar in all their conditions, yet it would not be possible to point out three faunas and floras more utterly dissimilar.
"Ay, but we don't smuggle in America," returned the colonel, with an aplomb that might have done credit to Vidocq himself; "in our republican country the laws are all in all."
Coulson from New York--has brought a letter from America. He is sailing tomorrow,--leaving London somewhere about eight o'clock in the morning, I imagine.