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Write a 200- to 300-word summary that answers all of the following questions: o What information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups? o Have you learned something new about your own cultural history? o Trends in immigration will continue to shape the face of the United States. What will this face look like in the year 2050? How might the country best prepare for the changing race and ethnicity of its current and future citizens? Capstone CheckPoint I have learned SO much from this class. The Asian American section of our studies had the largest impact on me. I even stopped an Asian man at the store to ask him a few questions to help on my final. He was Filipino and was so excited to answer my questions (I even learned that female Filipinos are actually called Filipinas). I loved learning about all of the different cultures inside of the ethnicities. I learned that nothing is what it seems. I have always
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Unformatted text preview: seen all ethnicities as equals, but I never looked into the struggles they had faced. I know realize that discrimination is still alive and well in this country. I did not learn much about my culture. I say this because I am many ethnicities, but culturally, I am white American. The only thing that I learned about my culture is how evil white Americans have been to the people who have shaped and changed this country for the better. I think that in 2050, the United States will become a very accepting country. I think the lines in races and cultures will slowly dissipate. You can already see every kind of culture all over this country. The face of the U.S. will be a very colorful one. I do not think that any preparations need to be made. The blending of cultures will eventually create one race: the human race. Soon, no one will be able to tell what ethnicity anyone is. We will progress further into the melting pot. We do not need to prepare for this change, we simply need to embrace it....
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