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Unformatted text preview: Jermaine Patrick Part 4Questions Sections A, B, C 40. Steinberg suggests America's melting pot has been inclusive of everybody but blacks. Is his statement about black exclusion from the melting pot justified when we consider African American contributions to popular culture? Steinberg's statement in reference to assimilation, unlike all other immigrants groups who came to America by choice. African Americans were brought over in slave ships and not immigrant steamers. Many blacks were in the Southern feudal slavery agriculture system or racism that excluded blacks from the northern manufacturing boom. Black culture emerged out of their experiences while living in America, while other immigrants clung to remnants of their culture from a distant homeland. 41. How and in what ways do the experiences of these new groups differ from those of African Americans? Is this the case that the experiences of Black and Caribbean immigrants are as similar to those of Latinos why and how? According to the article eighty percent of Africans and sixty six percent of Afro-Caribbeans are foreign born and they bring a different set of values and culture to America. The numbers that Africans attain more education and on average that whites, Hispanics, African-Americans and Afro-Caribbeans. These groups tend to settle in large metropolitan areas. Their experiences vary differently, because Caribbean immigrants tend to migrate and settle in enclaves in larger metropolitan areas where there both opp0urtunites and a sense of home with similar people. Caribbean nations do teach English as a second language more so than Latin American nations. 42. He suggests that an ambiguous racial status and racism were used to deny citizenship to Arab immigrants. How and why did this happen? Arab Americans resented American partisan ship towards Israel. Arab Americans wanted to fight against the negative stereotyping of Arabs. They wanted to modify American policy in make it more balanced. The politics of exclusion to prevent debate on issues that reflect poorly on Israel. Another view sees hostility and violence against Arabs and Arab reflect poorly on Israel....
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course SOC 526 taught by Professor Sabir-owens during the Spring '09 term at Jackson State.
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