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has been in the United States for 70 years Prepositional Phrase Verb Phrase Prepositional Phrase
Captain America has been a famous superhero in the United States for 70 years. Verb PhraseSubject Prepositional Phrases
Before he became Captain America, Steve Rogers was a scrawny student who could not pass the physical requirements to enlist in the Army.
During WWII, Steve Rogers volunteered for Operation: Rebirth. The Army and Professor Abraham Erskine intended to enhance the US soldiers to the height of physical perfection. Rogers was injected with the “Super Soldier Serum” and exposed to a burst of “Vita-Rays.”
The process successfully altered his musculature from its frail state, and his reflexes reached the pinnacle of human possibility., AND Operation: Rebirth was a great success, but Professor Erskine was assassinated by a Nazi operative., BUT
Because of his new found abilities, Rogers became a symbolic US hero to counter the Nazi propaganda machine. Codenamed “Captain America,” Rogers was given a bulletproof shield and wore a costume which he modeled after the American flag.,
, AND After making a daring air escape from his Nazi captors, Captain America’s plane was shot down, and his body was frozen in ice.,