Copy the quote and write in your own words what you think this quote has to do with American history:
"The apple doesn't fall far from the tree."
Hint: An apple is a fruit that grows on a tree, the apple tree. When it falls, it doesn't fall far from the tree. In many ways, when people describe children, they notice that when children become adults, they resemble their parents. Or, in history, if one country (the "mother country") founded a colony, the colony looks very similar to the mother country.