Many things can be, and are, said about America. However, one thing is undeniably true; we are a nation of many different types of people. Different not only personality, social standing, or religion, but in ethnic background as well. In few other countries can one find an eclectic array of individuals having ancestors from opposite ends of the earth. Academia and the media often squabble over whether to call this country a salad bowl or a melting pot; I wouldn’t want to paint with a broad brush in either direction. However, I am certain that the United States offers a view of the world from a perspective unlike any other; sort of akin to standing on a mountaintop watching the cities and towns bustling below.
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