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Unformatted text preview: assume they are from the United States, but once they speak you will discover they are from Russia or Germany. Ones ethnicity may also be determined by their birth place, beliefs or religion. When I think of ethnicity, physical attributes are not what comes to mind, but ones background and traits does. Why are these concepts important to United States Society? Race and ethnicity help define ones character. The United States is all about freedom and giving everyone the right to that freedom and to express ourselves. These two concepts are important in the business world because they allow different races to gain benefits. When the census is sent out every year, these two concepts come into play because they ask what your race is and your ethnicity. Heritage is and should always be recognized, but acknowledging the vast backgrounds that exist in our country is most important....
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2010 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09