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Unformatted text preview: Irish Most Irish children were educated in catholic schools. Started at the bottom, in a couple of generations moved up The Irish benefited because of political connections By 1900 they were assimilated Ethnic succession- new immigrant groups displace those previously at the bottom. Ethnic succession in sports: Boxing champs- from late 1800s sport dominated by Irish. in Early 1900s, Jews dominated 1920s and 1930s the Italians dominated 1940s to today African Americans dominate Currently Latinos are starting to dominate This illustrated ethnic succession ***People targeted by discrimination find opportunities in areas like entertainment and athletics where areas of discrimination are harder to get fast because they rely more on talent. Jewish Americans Most discriminated aginst Still have hate crimes Seen as Christ killers 3 waves of jewish immigrants 1 st Sephardic Jews- - arrived in s m all nu m b ers starting in the 1640s to escap e p ersecution form - not a large move m e nt 2 nd wave- German jews- Entering around 1840s- Tended to s ettle in the Midwest- Blended in, a ble to e scap e discrimination- Many were peddlers, had business skills a nd resources, open ed up s m all 3 rd wave- Russian Jews- - Cam e during p e ak period of immigration- 1880-1920- Refered to as Russian jews- Escaping p ersecution of pogroms - Pogroms- govt. inspired m a ss acre of jews - Migrated as family...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ISS 335 taught by Professor Zaki during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08