USA is no typical nation

People fleeing Western Europe in the 17th century created a unique civilization eventually called the United States. They left Europe but brought its ways and ideas with them — some that we cannot be proud of now, such as ideas of racial superiority, and some we can be proud of, such as unleashing human potential.
 
The English-centered nature of the U.S. civilization began, with time, to expand to be more broadly European, then more African, Hispanic, and Asian. (Africans participated from the start but were subjugated and oppressed. It took emancipation to free them to help lead this nation into its greatest days.)
 
Some things written 100 years ago about immigration can be instructive now. I’ve encountered two quotes lately that I love for describing the USA.
 
Randolph Bourne praised the United States as “the first international nation” in 1916.
 
Horace Kallen spoke of the USA as a “symphony of civilization” in 1915.
 
The historical context is different today, but I still like those two ways of describing and understanding the USA — an international nation and a symphony of civilization.
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  1. Workers compensation State of Georgia united states. Claim sbwcdoc2014021750. This claim was handled wrong by Insurance. With NON complIance. And fraud . violacion of civil rights. Violations of the state laws. No medical offered to the injured. No payment of wages for lost time. No aprovals with the state board. The employer and insurance company. Intentionally failed to the responsibility of complIance. No no panel was posted. No aprovals with the board. No medical. Offered and no payments for lost wages. The employee take this case to the superior court in Gwinnett county Georgia. On 12/15/2017 with the grounds of in reference to rules 34-9-105 appeals 1 the members used excess of their power due to the potential failures. 2 the Desision was procured by fraud Since no evidence was sent prior to court dates. 3 there were no sufucient evidence of complIance in the records of the board since non compliance. 4 the Desision was contrary to the law. Please help. The law enforcement division in Georgia already said they are no interested in open a investigation.

    1. i have sent 4 complaint to law enforcement division state. Board of Georgia. Last response was that the law enforcement division is not interested in open a investigation.
      The case is potential crime .Conspiracy of various professionals with intention of prejudice to the employee by deny all his right to have competing medical treatments. Deny his right to have the payment for lost wages. The injuries are neck and back Fernando Santa Cruz the injured has clearly demonstrated his burden of proof at the superior court in Gwinnett county court on 12/15/2017. The tramscript will reflect the true of what happened in the court room. The lawyer’s fo insurance didn’t sent their burden of proof prior to the courts since non compliance they have no valid evidence. Please help State board and Gwinnett county court failed to give a valid order according to the law and rules 34-9-105 appeals. Fernando Santa Cruz. 678 805 8400. Email fssntacruz@gmail.com

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