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Unformatted text preview: time in America. In the racial hierarchy of American culture they were regarded to be below Chinese and Black people. The Irish were called violent, stupid, and drunkards. The Irish held onto their culture and fought assimilation. Their service during the Civil War also helped the Irish gain respect and acceptance. How can the country best prepare for the changing race and ethnicity of its current and future citizens? The only way the country can prepare for the change is by going on the information they have gotten in the past and try to get better educated. Education on race and ethnicity is the best knowledge you can get while knowing the facts. The best way to prepare for the future is being educated on different groups, cultures, and ethnicity. Some peoples problems are from their ignorance....
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- Spring '09