AMERICAN IDENTITY By: Faizan Haq Who is American? How do you become an American? What does it mean to be American? And what are you if you are not American? Answers to these questions underline the narrative by which we define our American identity. Then there are American values; freedom, democracy and perhaps tolerance. We are told believing in these values make you an American. We can be more specific and say our values are defined in our Constitution. Anyone that subscribes and commits to the Constitution is an American. Is that enough or do we want more? Are there other conditions that we forgot to mention in the constitution?