Citizenship Day Used to Be Called 'I Am an American Day.' Here's How It Came to Be—and Why It Changed
Long before Citizenship Day was made official, there was “I Am An American Day.” Its initial conception was a sign of its times, and its evolution has been significant too.
by S. Deborah Kang
“We welcome you,” Truman declared, “not to a narrow nationalism but to a great community based on a set of universal ideals.”
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