United Kingdom–United States relations  

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British–American relations, also referred to as Anglo-American relations, encompass many complex relations ranging from two early wars to competition for world markets. Since 1940 they have been close military allies enjoying the Special Relationship built as wartime allies, and NATO partners.

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English Americans

English Americans (occasionally known as Anglo-Americans, although this may have a less precise meaning) are citizens of the United States whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in England. According to 2000 U.S census data, English Americans form the third largest European ancestry group, after German Americans and Irish Americans.

The earliest English settlers in America inhabited the Protestant Colony and Dominion of Virginia, founded by the Tudors. The Catholic Province of Maryland was founded by the Stuarts, in between the two halves of Virginia. The later Quaker Province of Pennsylvania was founded for the professed purpose of Christian friendship, influential under the Hanoverians.

As with most immigrant groups, the English later sought economic prosperity and began migrating in large numbers without state support, particularly in the 19th century . English people make up an estimated 8.7% of the total U.S. population, and the English language is spoken by 82% of the U.S. population as their only language (with 96% of the population speaking it fluently/ very well to well).

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Anglophone, Anglosphere, analytic philosophy, Anglo-American feminism

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