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Where Do American Accents Come From?

We know that accents are everywhere. We all have one, and depending on where someone has lived and how old they were when they lived there, we may have a combination of many accents in our speaking pattern.

The United States is no exception: Some estimate that there are over 30+ regional accents within America alone!

So where did all these accents come from? I found an interesting video by Business Insider that illustrates the history of the American accents: