It is. It's called "American mutt".
But above all America is a nation state rather than an ethnic state.
The US is an odd ship. The captain yells out when he sees obtacles , but 535 individual propellers do the steering.
"To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by rights to hand down to them."~ Theodore Roosevelt (Message to Congress, Dec. 3, 1907)
They don't even notice skin color in Africa.
And yes, skin color is related to tribe in some cases. It might not designate an "ethnicity", but it is far more paid attention to here than anything I experienced in the US.
I'm three generations removed from my nearest ancestors that were born anywhere other than North America, and I have at least one line that's been here since the late 1500s or early 1600s. I, myself, have never been to Europe, and I have no connection to Europe.
The five great lies of the
We can be Godless and free. • “Social justice” through forced redistribution of wealth. • Silencing religious opinions counts as “diversity”. • Freedom without moral and personal responsibility. • Civilization can survive the intentional undermining of the family.
Yes - what are called Native Americans today are ethnic Americans
I don't want to see religious bigotry in any form. It would disturb me if there was wedding between the religious fundamentalists and political right. The hard right has no interest in religion except to manipulate it. ~ Billy Graham in Parade magazine February 1, 1981.
You know - my kid's school is doing some sort of special curriculum that discusses cultures and ethnicity around the world - and one homework assignment was to interview family members and write about their Ethnicity.
I didn't know what to put, either - so we didn't do that assignment.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
American will become an ethnicity after around ten thousand years of geographical isolation.
for now, it's a culture.