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  •  You used it to teach Manifest Destiny? (0+ / 0-)

    How'd you manage that? The whole point of the song is that "this land" actually belongs to the great mass of people who collectively populate it. I'm pretty sure that Woody intended that to include the earliest inhabitants. This perspective certainly wasn't any part of "Manifest Destiny" which was predicated on the belief that certain populations had the right to dispossess others.

    Nothing human is alien to me.

    by WB Reeves on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 12:35:28 PM PDT

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