Should English Be The United States Official Language?

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Should English be the United States official language?
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From the time pilgrims landed in this remarkable nation at Plymouth Rock, immigrants have been culturally diverse and have spoken various languages throughout history. When pilgrims arrived in the New World, the people did not know how to communicate with the natives through intense study the natives soon learned the Pilgrim’s language, which was English. Currently the United States is conducted of different ethnic groups. These groups vary from Native Americans, Arabs, Latinos, Germans, and many more nationalities in today’s society. English as the official language of the United States could benefit the U.S government and America as a whole. Although, minor complications could interfere with English being the initial language of the United States.
Overview of how the English language travelled to America
The English language is a West Germanic language that was spoken in the early medieval England and is now the official language for eighty-three countries (U.S ENGLISH). English has developed over the course of more than one thousand and four hundred years. The earliest detection of English was a set of Anglo- Frisian dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo Saxon settlers in the fifth century. Middle English began in the eleventh century and modern English began in the late fifteenth century along with the construction of the printing press. Since the British empire…
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