Geography promotes cultural diffusion and helps shape history. Because of geography certain civilizations are able to develop and then spread their culture using a variety of means. These civilizations also become attractive destinations for migrants. The United States is particularly good example of these concepts in action. Using the article “Latitudes not Attitudes: How Geography Explains History” as well as two other credible sources, write an essay that answers the following prompt:
To what extent has cultural diffusion shaped the United States?Make sure that your answer describes what cultural diffusion is, explains why some nations are able to spread their culture more than others, and cites at least two examples of cultural diffusion.