By Bernard A. Weisberger

ISBN-10: 1542343631

ISBN-13: 9781542343633

the yankee humans were and are a continually altering mix of cultures from different international locations: China, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, India, eire, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Spain. the folk that chanced on 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 manhattan urban boasting in regards to the ethnic number of her local: "We're a typical United international locations here."

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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