Why do North and South American countries offer citizenship based on unrestricted Jus Soli (right of soil)?

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As can be seen in the picture, almost all countries in North and South America (excluding island countries) unconditionally offer citizenship to anyone born in their territory. At the same time, almost all countries elsewhere don't do so. So, what makes North and South America special?

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