Odds and Ends
13 11, 11:52pm
that's not entirely true. I'd go as far to say most American's aren't British descended. White and speaking English basically only signify coming from europe and having lived in the US 1 or more generation.
My family is like mostly Germanic consisting of mostly German, Swedish, Swiss, more German with a little Irish. There might be an englishman in there somewhere, but not for the vast majority.
Several communities in my state and many other states have strong German heritage.