A National American Language

As a liberal government seeks to import and accommodate not only a greater diversity of peoples, but the greater diversity of lifestyles and doctrines which accompany them, the topic of a national American language has become increasingly controversial.  But there are certain facts about language and education which belong to all ranges of opinion and, if studied closely, show that the pursuit of linguistic consolidation is not only in the best interest of any nation, but is already morally accepted by nearly every educational institution across the entire globe. To prove such a point, it must first be admitted that language is not something over which governments have complete control, though governments have a particular and important interest in the propagation of linguistic uniformity.  There are many examples, throughout all of history, in which a people speaking one language eventually evolved, through local inventions and trends, entirely different dialects, and...(Read Full Article)