Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 06:51:01 -0500 From: Peggy Smith Subject: Re: Melting Pot Barry, The Melting Pot Theory dates to 1782 and the essay, "Letters from an American Farmer" by Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur. In it, he says, "Here individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men, whose labors and posterity will one day gause great changes in the world..." Peggy Smith