Diversity is Not a Choice ED 315

Diversity is Not a Choice ED 315 - Dive rsity in Am rica:...

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3/29/11 Diversity in America: Past, Present, and Future
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/29/11 “Diversity is Not a Choice” The United States is comprised of almost 300 ethnic groups. The indigenous population (170 American Indian tribes) plus Native Hawaiians account for less than 1.5% of total population.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/29/11 “Diversity is Not a Choice” Immigrants comprise 12% of the population. Descendants of immigrants are 86.5% of the population.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/29/11 Forms of Immigration Forced: Slaves brought from Africa 1600s - 1808. Voluntary: Waves of immigrants seeking economic opportunity or political freedom since early 1800s.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/29/11 From Civil War to Civil Rights “Jim Crow” laws forced whites and blacks to use separate public facilities, including restaurants, restrooms, drinking fountains, and public schools. Plessy v. Ferguson found “separate but equal” to be constitutional.
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/29/11 Washington-Du Bois Debate Black leaders debated segregation and civil rights from the start. Key question: Should equality be pursued gradually in cooperation with Whites, or demanded as a basic right?
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3/29/11 Washington-Du Bois Debate Source: http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/civilrights/ma2.htm Source: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic-art/636363/88948/
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/29/11 Washington’s Perspective Washington: “Our greatest danger is that in the great leap from slavery to freedom we may overlook
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