Freedom Is Not Free

Topics: United States Declaration of Independence, Thirteen Colonies, United States Pages: 1 (294 words) Published: April 24, 2005
Freedoms are rights of individuals, and according to Webster it's a state in which somebody is able to act and live as he or she chooses, without being subject to any, or to any undue, restraints and restrictions. As, an American we say we're free, but are we. But in the beginning we fought for our freedom, can we still be fighting. In the beginning we fought for our freedom, and we wrote the Declaration of Independence, a document in American history used by the 13 British North American colonies to proclaim their independence from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence was adopted in final form on July 4, 1776. Now we have the ability to exercise free will and make choices independently of any external determining force, but are we truly free. Historians believe we're not free, but on the other hand I just say we have our rights and restrains. Because completely unrestricted freedom of action would make peaceful human existence impossible, some restraints on freedom of action are necessary and inevitable. But, we do have to recognize that basic limitation, to make our life safe. We the people have to turn over some of our rights so that our country performs right and many say that the government is in our business but if they weren't all chaos would occur. But, Freedom becomes a cost, a cost of just giving up some rights in return to be a great nation. But, some cost could become a concern. And in the beginning we fought for our freedom, but do I believe we are free, no we're not do to our government being able to provide for us so in return we can't hurt our selves.
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