What's the origin of the phrase 'Melting pot" as referenc to U.S. cultural diversity?

I think I got it all in the thread title.


This other site gives some of the background to the term pre-Zangwill.

This thread gets my vote for the most efficiently asked and answered GQ question ever. :slight_smile:

Yeah. That’s why I’m known as “Thread-Killer” Mapcase. :smack: