Anglicisation

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Noun1.Anglicisation - the act of anglicizing; making English in appearance
assimilation, absorption - the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
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"Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who shortly will be so numerous as to Germanize us instead of us Anglifying them?" Franklin wrote in 1751.
Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of Aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize us instead of our Anglifying them, and will never adopt our language or customs, any more than they can acquire our complexion?"
Franklin asked a question, which no doubt summed up the feelings of many other Pennsylvanians: "Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a colony of aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to Germanize us, instead of our Anglifying them, and will never adopt our language or customs any more than they can acquire our complexion?"