The American identity is made of the contributions of all Americans, past and present. The map below illustrates how individuals and groups in America have collaboratively created one national identity.

Interactive exercise. Assistance may be required. Match each image on the map to its correct description below.

The American identity is shaped by the economic, social, and political contributions and leadership of people from various backgrounds. Their achievements serve as examples and inspiration for Americans today and tomorrow, whose actions will continue to nurture and shape America's unique national identity.