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25 or more patriotic things to do.

Updated on July 2, 2008

Love for one's Country!

Something PATRIOTIC is something inspired by patriotism , which is love for or devotion to one's country.

What follows is a list of 25 or more PATRIOTIC THINGS TO DO! Enjoy!

The Government

1. Learn your country's history

2. Know your country's laws

3. Research your representatives

4. Get clear about what YOU value

5. VOTE!

The Geography

6. Plant a tree

7. Visit National Parks

8. Plan trips to big and small cities by researching that city

9. Take those trips

10. Use renewable resources!

The People

11. Introduce yourself to one new person daily

12. Volunteer in your local community

13. Thank a Serviceman or woman for the work they do for your country

14. Read biographies of those who have given to your country's betterment

15. Blog your appreciation of your country rather than your complaints. Invite others to share theirs!

The Global Contribution

16. Donate your time and/or money to environmental improvement

17. Celebrate local people who have a knack for contributing to the world at large... even if that's by being a great peace negotiator by holding a block party in their honor

18. Research your fellow countrymen who serve the world at large -- scientists, leaders, humanitarians, etc. and salute them in some way... even if it's sending them a note of thanks

19. Go Green

20. Center yourself and BE at PEACE

Fun Stuff

21. Fly your colors -

22. Write an essay on what your country means to you and share it

23. Get artsy and create something that represents your country's spirit

24. Have a barbeque and gather friends together to eat and sing patriotic songs

25. Participate in a parade saluting your fellow countrymen/women... either watching or marching!

What do YOU do (patriotically speaking ;-))?

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      THE_BIG_Troll 

      4 years ago

      That is not nice grammer

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      POOPANDBUNNS 

      4 years ago

      FAGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGs

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      J.J Sphinx 

      5 years ago

      This helped me a lot on my patriotic speech

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      pf higinbottomns 

      6 years ago

      thanx

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      bailey 

      6 years ago

      thanks for the great ideas of patriotism!

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      hey 

      6 years ago

      hey good ideas thaks for helping me with my essay

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      Ciara 

      7 years ago

      love it!!

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      yang 

      8 years ago

      good for us to be a patriotic !

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      2patricias 

      8 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      Some interesting ideas! Patriotism is so different between the US and here in England. Just at present we are celebrating (not the right word) Remembrance Sunday, and many people reflect on what it means to love one's country, and to be prepared to fight and possibly die for ideals.

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      Mary K Weinhagen 

      10 years ago from Minnesota, usa, Planet Earth

      Thank you BOTH glassvisage and New Day!

      I just noticed there are a couple more responses to this question... gonna check 'em out. I'm curious to see how others approached it! ;-)

      I so appreciate you BOTH!!!

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      New Day 

      10 years ago from Western United States

      Great Hub - I love your take on the question. New Day

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      glassvisage 

      10 years ago from Northern California

      What a great hub. I love how you separated the items into categories.

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