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Unformatted text preview: It seems to WASP’s like they are taking over o Example The Irish living in Boston/New York= unsuccessful The Germans widespread (Midwest)= successful Stereotypes- what is Americas Perceived notion of you already? • Is the stereotype good or bad? • If you have a negative stereotype coming into the U.S you are fighting a losing battle. On the other hand, positive stereotype help you out. • Example of a good stereotype was the Germans • Jews o Not officially a group o Extreamly poor coming over to the u.s they had just enough to get here Therefore they were not able to own company or buy land Considered the lower working class Which is why they manly worked in tenants and sweat shops o 2 million jews came into America all at once. The Wasps felt threaten by this o Location was big cities Which was not good....
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- Spring '09
- History, positive stereotype help