are americans son of english people?

! I know that there are germans, irish, spanairds, italians, polish ecc. I am talking about the colonists of new worlld people of 13 colonies. wasps and yankee people

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  • Jeff D
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
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    At the time of the American revolution, about half of the colonists were descended from England or Welsh immigrants.  The other half were descended from African (20%), Scots-Irish (8%), German (7%), Scottish (7%), Dutch (3%), and other (5%) nationalities.

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  • R K
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    all the colonists were british.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes. Americans are the descendants of English colonists from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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  • 2 months ago

    My ancestors came to the North American continent before there was a United States.  They came from England in the mid 1600s.  For my family anyway, what you ask is true.

    Source(s): My eighth great uncle had a household in old Salem village with a daughter, a niece and a former slave, a woman he brought from Barbados. She told tales of Voodoo to the young girls. It was in his house that the accusations of witchcraft started.
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  • John
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    That dna spit test says I'm Norwegian, Swedish, & German.

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  • Clive
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    What does this have to do with elections?

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes.

    Have met a few mixed breeds. But the English blood Americans are primarily on the East and North side of the US. As that is where the original 13 English colonies were.

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