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  • n. Plural form of American.

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Examples

  • The Coal Industry's Unabated War on Americans 'Health yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' The Coal Industry\'s Unabated War on Americans\ 'Health'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A recent study from the Physicians for Social Responsibility shows the coal industry and its supporters in the Beltway continue a war on the health of the nation.'

    The Coal Industry's Unabated War on Americans' Health

  • What the Economists Aren't Saying: Americans 'Finances in Tatters, Bankruptcies to Skyrocket yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' What the Economists Aren\'t Saying: Americans\ 'Finances in Tatters, Bankruptcies to Skyrocket'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: My analysis of three indicators shows that within 12 months the annualized number of bankruptcies will roar past 1.5 million.

    What the Economists Aren't Saying: Americans' Finances in Tatters, Bankruptcies to Skyrocket

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Documents show Pentagon now using FBI to spy on Americans'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'The military is using the FBI to skirt legal restrictions on domestic surveillance to obtain private records of Americans\' Internet service providers, financial institutions and telephone companies, according to Pentagon documents.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Documents show Pentagon now using FBI to spy on Americans

  • What better way for Obama to make clear that he will do what he said to protect the rights & liberties of all Americans, & to keep government officials & those who assist them fully accountable, than by making clear that those who violate the criminal laws that protect AmericansÂ’ freedoms will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: In Pledging to Work to Remove Retroactive Immunity for FISA Violations, What Kind of Action Is Obama Contemplating?

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The Murder of Amy Boyer'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Far too often as we grapple with the issue of balancing the privacy of Americans with the necessary and legitimate uses of Americans\' personal information the debate centers on discussions of "data", but not the lives behind the "data".

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: The Murder of Amy Boyer

  • Compromising Americans 'Civil Liberties yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' Compromising Americans\ 'Civil Liberties'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The people of more than 400 communities have opposed the unconstitutional provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act. Congress just renewed it for anotehr four years.'

    Compromising Americans' Civil Liberties

  • The Bush/Gore Contrast: How They Direct Americans 'Attention yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' The Bush/Gore Contrast: How They Direct Americans\ 'Attention'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: One important measure of a leader is what he wants us to pay attention to.

    The Bush/Gore Contrast: How They Direct Americans' Attention

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Wiretaps said to sift all overseas contacts'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'The National Security Agency, in carrying out President Bush\'s order to intercept the international phone calls and e-mails of Americans suspected of links to Al Qaeda, has probably been using computers to monitor all other Americans\' international communications as well, according to specialists familiar with the workings of the NSA. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Wiretaps said to sift all overseas contacts

  • The following sketch of what the Americans feel on this point, from Mrs. Trollope's _Domestic Manners of the Americans_, is clever and amusing: --

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 539, March 24, 1832

  • Nordhoff's _Politics for Young Americans_, N.Y., 1887, is a book that ought to be read by all young Americans for its robust and sound political philosophy.

    Civil Government in the United States Considered with Some Reference to Its Origins

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