What does the word americanism mean?

Usage examples for americanism

  1. She had indeed heard him give vent to a mitigated indignation against foreigners in general, but now the old- school Americanism in which he had been bred, the Americanism of individual rights, of respect for the convention of property, had suddenly sprung into flame. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  2. In these days of a " new internationalism," the teacher's most immediate duty is to bring her pupils to a realization of what Americanism and democracy mean, and that each is a development from the past. – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins