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Unformatted text preview: > 9 million in U.S. (undercount) Size of New Mexico 121,000 sq. miles 38.6 million pop. > Women than men Flat plain  Carpathian mountains  1 st became country in 966 1795 but overrun by other countries  1920 again independent, 1939 overrun by Germany, 15% perished in WWII  1947 again independent county having lost 20% of its landmass, satellite of USSR, became Communist country  Free trade union & election of Pope John Paul II > solidarity & change in Communism Contributed to Amer Revolution  Columbia street named for Pulaski  Polonia (ethnic enclave), Chicago  Initially as sojourners, slow to assimilate  NE US, retirees in Fl, Tx, Ca  Frequent name changes  Solidarity improved opinion in US of Poles Three waves 1800s economic, political, religious After WWII- post-war devastation, avoid Polonias 1978-1999-solidarity immigrants, sojourners, many overstay visitor visas and are illegal; 2 nd group of professionals, plan to stay Now highly literate, previously few finished HS  Depends upon when migrated WWII  1 st Wave Work more important than education Fathers Footsteps Union  2 nd Wave - Education and Culture Women Education not a priority Polish with dialects, in US taught in churches  Animated  Facial expressions Generous & Hospitable  Kiss cheeks  Love  Covert actions & Praise  Tender to children, not adults  Gifts not help  Humor Touch-family members and friends  Handshake with all  Age, gender, title  Courtly manners  Direct eye contact  Second person considered rude  Try to pronounce names correctly Past and future oriented  WWII  Strong work ethic  Punctual  Intolerant of lateness Surnames changed  Profession, locality, thing  Suffixes meaning son of Family dominant unity  Father is head of household,  Absolute authority, only 2 nd to church  Historically, large families desired, women ran the household  Now, postpone childrearing to late 20s  Egalitarian gender roles evolving Obedience  Demonstrative with infants & toddlers  Self-control, completing chores, performing well  Disciplined not to be helpless, fragile or dependent Children very valued...
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