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    1. Why did people who lived in the US before get upset when new groups arrived? – People who lived in the U.S. before got upset when new groups arrived because it, “…seeds of new and serious social problems for American society and an acceleration of its social and structural breakdown” (2). In addition to a “structural breakdown,” it also made Americans worry that the United States was no longer prepared to manage its borders and therefore losing the idea of American standards. Americans also perceived that the U.S. could not, “…afford the cost of caring for the new ethnic immigrant groups” (2). 2. What are some examples of ethnic groups that have experienced this kind of treatment in the past in the United States? – From the beginning of the European settlement, this kind of treatment has taken place in the U.S. because many worry about the, “…economic impoverishment of the newcomers and the fears about them ‘taking away’ jobs from those already in the country or impacting their wages...” (3). In the past, ethnic groups such as Catholics, Jews, Asians, Chinese, and Japanese have experienced this sort of treatment. A recent example of this type of treatment can be identified when referring to a fairly new law passed in Arizona. This law in Arizona makes it unlawful for a non-U.S. resident to be in Arizona without appropriate documentation. This law has unquestionably been a source of recent…

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    cross-racial and cross-ethnic casting are concerns which people are paying attention to. Everyone is split on this controversy. A few people assume that it is completely respectable for an actor to portray someone from a different ethnic or race group. Others have clashing beliefs. Actors should not play someone from a different ethnic or race group because they are emphasizing racial hierarchy, mocking them, and concluding that the race that they actually are is the norm. Some people believe…

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    keys to success.” Money: “Money is the root of all evil.” Relationships: “If they do it once they’ll do it again.” 1.3) 1. When did you first realize that your family belonged to a certain group of people (African-American)? I first realized that my family belonged to a certain group of people when I was introduced to the different races and ethnicities. Personally, I believe I became conscious about bung African American in elementary school. As a young child race and skin color had no…

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    History of Violence Between Rwanda Ethnic Groups In the country of Rwanda tension between ethnic groups has always been in existence and it is definitely not anything new. Hutu are seen to be the more elite ethnic group than the Tutsi because they made up about eighty four percent of the Rwandan population. It didn’t help that they were viewed as “strong, stocky farmers” either. The Tutsi people were mostly herdsmen and landowners and the Hutu were the people who worked on the land so it was…

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    more freely, with this we find ourselves in an increasingly multicultural world. However this multiculturalism raises some interesting questions about how Ethnic Diversity effects Democracy. This essay will address these questions as well as the benefits and dangers of a Multicultural state, using Rwanda and Singapore as case studies. Rwanda will highlight the Dangers of a Bi polar ethnic grouping within a country and how ethnic tensions can severely hinder Democracy and the countries unity.…

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    This article talks about ethnicity, the shaping of American culture, immigration and what sociologist and historians say about ethnicity and the terms they use. David Cohen the author of this article says, “Ethnicity has been an important factor from the beginning.” The article say’s immigration is one way an ethnic group comes to reside in a particular place. Some people argue that African Americans and Native Americans should not be considered an ethnic groups and should be considered a racial…

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    Ethnic Restaurants as Cultural Ambassadors. Ethnic restaurants are very influential in the representation of foreign cultures. They act as important socializing agents presenting foreign ways of life in a different country. Due to their foreign themes, the restaurants provide the clients with comprehensive and precise details about the foreign culture. They offer the clients an opportunity to explore the foreign ways of life in their country. The restaurants provide insights to various ways of…

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    Ethnic Identity Stage

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    generation came Noah’s and that was when we saw the first signs of different people groups. The people all spoke one language on the earth and when they tried to build a tower to reach God, God humbled them by confusing their language so that they did not understand each other and was forced to abandon the project. People dispersed over the face of the earth and hence we saw the separation of people, the birth of different languages, cultures and most importantly people groups or what we now…

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    The different behaviors of each individual may lead to the unquality participation by different racial or ethnic groups. Strategies should have the support and contribution of those with authority and power in any given setting. Sometimes an individual with power and authority will send a message more by their doing rather than by what they say. Strategies should involve children at an early age, and new applicants to the group should be repeatedly encouraged and reinforced. As an individual or…

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    Current Educational Issue Paper: “Ethnic Identity and Acculturative Stress as Mediators of Depression in Students of Asian Descent” In the article, “Ethnic Identity and Acculturative Stress as Mediators of Depression in Students of Asian Descent,” the matter of the well-being of college students of Asian descent--because these students had higher rates of depression is addressed (Lantrip, Mazzetti, Grasso, Gill, Miller, Haner, Rude & Awad, 2012). In my current college education, I can say…

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