The Four Factors of Success make or break an immigrant group

The Four Factors of Success make or break an immigrant...

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The Four Factors of Success make or break an immigrant group’s chances of fitting in with WASPs. First, discuss the Four Factors of Success and their importance for immigrant groups and give examples of how immigrants can “succeed” or “fail” with these factors. Then describe the four factors for three of the groups we have discussed and show each immigrant group’s success or failure in each of the four factors. (A total of three groups) 1000 words total. You must put a word count at the bottom of your in-class essay. No word count listed (10 points off) Less than 950 words (10 points off) Less than 500 words (30 points off) I will hold Extra Office Hours – Dr. Robbins - Monday from 12:30-2:00 Robbie – Monday from 2:30-4:30 o Four Factories of Success(for all immigrants Money- do you come to America with money If you come to America with money, you will be more successful You can buy things You can open your business You can buy land Money buys you time and you don’t have to take the lowest paying jobs right away. WASP’s wait on the deck to recruit poor, hungry workers If you had money, you could even own a factory or buy land outside of major cities Numbers- how? you take over the WASP’s population Larger groups don’t do as well because WASP’s want to remain the majority and they are threatened by them. Less is more! Larger groups will not assimilate Location- Common thought-immigrants disperse all over the country is not bad because they are widespread If you move away from Boston and New York, you will be more successful
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It intimidates WASP’s then immigrants all locate in the same area. 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?
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course HISTORY AMH 2097 taught by Professor Vincent during the Spring '09 term at Florida State College.

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