I Want You!
The iconic words are engrained in almost every Americans mind, usually accompanied by the picture of an old man wearing a stars and stripes top hat pointing directly at you, eyes staring into your soul. He wants you to join the US Military. It’s Uncle Sam and we all know that his mission is freedom. But who was Uncle Sam? Was he even a real person? Today, I embarked on a voyage to answer that question and learn just a little more about our quirky national history.