The American Experience
, Term Paper
...American continent, and what he personally felt it meant to be "an American", Crevecoeur had drawn remarkable comparisons between the Europeans and the Americans. One of the first points he brings up is the diversity of your typical American. "They are a mixture of English, Scotch, Irish, French, Dutch, Germans, and Swedes." (Crevecoeur 51). Crevecoeur believed that this form of melting pot, and the "strange mixture of blood" (Crevecoeur 54) among the colonists, was somehow responsible in being one of the reasons for making America such a progressive... ? The American Experience Letters from an American Farmer was first published in London in the year 1782, just as the concept of an average “American”...