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Yankee or Yank

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Yankee or Yank

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  • Yankee or Yank
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a native or inhabitant of the United States

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The American people have summoned the change we celebrate today.
This new world has already enriched the lives of MILLIONS of Americans who are able to compete and win in it.
He was aware of the wish of the American government, already stated, that the fur trade within its boundaries should be in the hands of American citizens, and of the ineffectual measures it had taken to accomplish that object.
Thus countenanced, however, he obtained, in 1809, a charter from the legislature of the State of New York, incorporating a company under the name of "The American Fur Company," with a capital of one million of dollars, with the privilege of increasing it to two millions.
Later we received a formal call from the American Ambassador, and were invited to attend a reception at his residence.
This was the naval situation, and until Wednesday in Whit week it was the only situation the American people had realised.
You stop at the Schreiber--you'll find it full of Americans.
American susceptibility is fast declining, and we are all going to the dogs.
The Rocky Mountains formed a vast barrier between them and the United States, and their stern and awful defiles, their rugged valleys, and the great western plains watered by their rivers, remained almost a terra incognita to the American trapper.
Never," shouted the American, using both hands now with a sudden desperate attempt to get his hair once for all out of the way.
It still wanted two hours of dinner, and by the time Vogelstein's long legs had measured three or four miles on the deck he was ready to settle himself in his sea-chair and draw from his pocket a Tauchnitz novel by an American author whose pages, he had been assured, would help to prepare him for some of the oddities.
Like nations of higher pretensions, the American Indian gives a very different account of his own tribe or race from that which is given by other people.
To celebrate the return of its most illustrious member and his two companions, the Gun Club decided upon giving a banquet, but a banquet worthy of the conquerors, worthy of the American people, and under such conditions that all the inhabitants of the Union could directly take part in it.
As for the residue of the Pequod's company, be it said, that at the present day not one in two of the many thousand men before the mast employed in the American whale fishery, are Americans born, though pretty nearly all the officers are.
Why can't these American women stay in their own country?
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