The melting pot is a metaphor for a heterogeneous society becoming more
homogeneous, the ... The exact term "melting pot" came into general usage in the
United States after it was used as ...
America has traditionally been referred to as a melting pot, welcoming people
from ... When Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492, he called
Feb 5, 2015 ... THE tired, poor, huddled masses who arrive on America's shores yearning to
breathe free actually bring talent, youth and global connections.
May 12, 2006 ... American society has often been described as a melting pot but in ... so-called "
Mayflower Pilgrims" left for America seeking religious freedom.
Print America: A Melting Pot of Cultures (font options, pick words for additional
puzzles, and more) ... These people called themselves Pilgrims. They wanted to ...
Mar 5, 2014 ... And can you blame me? Despite the movement towards a more diverse and
integrated society, America still isn't the melting pot it claims to be.
Oct 31, 2014 ... I'm obsessed with the idea of America as a melting pot. We owe the term to Israel
Zangwill, who wrote a mostly forgotten play of the same name ...
has been written about the so-called “myth” of the melting pot theory (Frey; Booth)
. However, the metaphor has persisted and epitomizes what some. Americans ...
In fact, the very concept of assimilation is being called into question as never
before. Some sociologists argue that the melting pot often means little more than
Dec 5, 2015 ... Though the United States once prided itself on its “melting pot” of cultures, ... In
an oft-quoted passage, President Teddy Roosevelt called for ...