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By Bernard A. Weisberger

the yankee humans were and are a continuously altering mix of cultures from different international locations: China, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, India, eire, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Spain. the folk that came across new houses in the US haven't actually melted into one another, but they've got created a brand new tradition in their personal. Historian Bruce W. Weisberger stocks the tale of a lady sitting on her entrance droop in ny urban boasting concerning the ethnic number of her local: "We're a typical United countries here."

That accommodating nature, Weisberger issues out, has no longer constantly been the case. each one wave of immigrants met resistance from the reigning institution. nonetheless, the US replaced them, they usually replaced the USA. This ebook is the compelling tale of ways "the American, this new man," as French-American author Crèvecoeur known as the younger country's voters, has remained new for greater than 3 centuries.

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