Schoolhouse Rock!: The Great American Melting Pot
  • History → American History → Immigration
  • Science → Sociology → Cultural Diversity
This clip explains that the United States was founded and developed by immigrants. It illustrates the cultural diversity in the United States and stresses that the U.S. is a country where everyone is welcome.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. What brought immigrants to the United States?
  2. How could the U.S. be considered a melting pot?
  3. What do immigrants bring with them?

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the effects of immigration, migration, and limited resources on the economic development and...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze the political, economic, and social impact of major events in the latter half of the 20th an...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify selected racial, ethnic, and religious groups that settled in the United States and explain...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the causes and effects of migration and immigration on American society. The...

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