By Bernard A. Weisberger
That accommodating nature, Weisberger issues out, has now not regularly been the case. every one wave of immigrants met resistance from the reigning institution. nonetheless, the United States replaced them, and so they replaced the USA. This ebook is the compelling tale of ways "the American, this new man," as French-American author Crèvecoeur referred to as the younger country's voters, has remained new for greater than 3 centuries.
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American Heritage History of the American People by Bernard A. Weisberger