Essay On Diversity In America

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I think that the United States of America thrives on diversity. A mixture of the world races, religions, and cultures, America is a home to all, such that no one group can call itself more “American” than another. And the combination of cultures here is so unique and so exceptional that citizens can be just as proud of their original cultural heritage as they are to be an American. Each culture provides its own special and irreplaceable contribution to our understanding of America today. Diversity in America presents culture and heritage, but documents the struggles of nationalities to combine into the “melting pot” society of America, and highlights the strength and integrity of various cultural leaders and thinkers.Without its mixture of religions, races, and cultures,…show more content…
But before these cultures found a home, the question certainly might have been asked, "Can a nation made of such different backgrounds even hope to succeed?" And as the American example shows, the answer is a yes. America would not be the nation it is now if people from all around the world didn’t came together as one. Back then people believed that it was better if we all lived separate and away from other cultures, religions, and races, but as america has proven to all people around the world who thought that we were better off if we all lived separate and away from other cultures, religions, and races that since we all worked together it formed what know today as the United States of America. George Washington wanted people to come together from the 4 corners of the earth and live in peace and harmony. America's founders established a society that would embrace diversity and celebrate the differences that various cultures would bring to the United States. But, as different as the many cultures, religions and ethnic backgrounds of the American mosaic are, there is a core of values that all share. This is the glue that has led to the success of the American
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