We arrived in the New World to the welcoming arms of the Native dwellers and have had a relationship of mutual respect since then.
In 1776, we cordially cut ties with England.
In 1865, we resolved a minor internal spate.
The 20th Century was marked with some rather unnoteworthy minor skirmishes where we helped out our weaker allies. Otherwise, all was peace, prosperity and Apple Pie.
The 21st Century has found each and every Americans sharing equal access to all that the land of opportunity stands for.