Michel Jean De Crevecoeur

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"Every industrious European who transports himself here may be compared to a sprout growing at the foot of a great tree; it enjoys and draws but a little portion of sap; wrench it from the parent roots, transplant it, and it will become a tree bearing fruit also."source: Letters from an American Farmer, 1782.immigration, prosperity, individuality

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