Sentences with 'patriotism'
Example sentences and phrases with the word patriotism and other words derived from it.
• « Civic virtue, closely related to the modern concept of patriotism, was the influential power and idea because it would continue throughout the Greek Classical Age, be passed down through the conquests of Alexander the Great, and eventually become one of the most important, if not the only, ethical norms of the Roman Republic and Empire. Ultimately, it would go on to influence thinkers and politicians to the present day. »
• « Not only had conservative elites appropriated nationalism to shore up their own power (as in Italy and Germany), but nationalist patriotism came to be identified with rivalry and resentment among many citizens of various political persuasions. »
• « At dinner, "they cheerfully agreed to omit tea, to give consistency to their conduct. Besides this example of their patriotism, before parting, they unanimously resolved that the Stamp Act was unconstitutional, that they would buy no more British manufactures unless it was repealed, and that they would not even admit the addresses of any gentleman if they had the opportunity, without being determined to oppose its execution to the last extremity, if occasion required." »