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Unformatted text preview: The French that traveled to America had immigrated as refugees to escape from the oppressive feudalistic government. These French Americans were hiding from the French Revolution to live in freedom. Part of my ancestry is French and to find this information was a shock to me. The French Americans that immigrated had dealt with so many problems in France and had to find any way they could towards a free country. As of 2001, French Americans count for 10 percent of the working population of the United States. The French Americans did work with dual labor markets in an effort to create an income for their family. However, labor markets make fewer opportunities for foreign-born workers than those who were born in the United States. There wasnt any information I could find about the French Americans dealing with environmental justice issues. At the point of immigration and becoming assimilated into the American culture, the French didnt seem to have much thought about their impact on the environment. At that time culture, the French didnt seem to have much thought about their impact on the environment....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2010 for the course ETH/275 ETH/275 taught by Professor Mariawatts during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10