Tuesday, December 03, 2019

5 American States with the Most English Ancestry

America is made up of a wide variety of ancestral groups. For the sake of time, I'll not list them all here. Rather, I’m going to home in on one ancestral group in particular: my own. You see, as of the 2000 U.S. census, a whopping 24 million Americans self-reported having English ancestry; that is, having descendants who originated wholly or partly in England. The question is, which states have the most. In my first video of the Vlogmas season, I took a look at 5 American States with the Most English Ancestry.






Laurence Brown is a British writer and YouTuber who somehow convinced the city of Chicago to let him in. He is an English Language graduate from Lancaster University and a passionate word etymologist, with a particular interest in British and American neologisms. Since moving to the United States, he has become increasingly curious about Britain's historical influence on American culture and about America in general.

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