By Bernard A. Weisberger

ISBN-10: 1542343631

ISBN-13: 9781542343633

the yankee humans were and are a consistently altering mix of cultures from different nations: China, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, India, eire, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Spain. the folks that discovered 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 girl 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 now not continuously been the case. every one wave of immigrants met resistance from the reigning institution. nonetheless, the USA replaced them, and so they replaced the USA. This booklet is the compelling tale of ways "the American, this new man," as French-American author Crèvecoeur known as the younger country's electorate, has remained new for greater than 3 centuries.

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