THM 1113 Immigrants and Minorities[1]

THM 1113 Immigrants and Minorities[1] - left their homeland...

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Immigrants and Minorities I. Types of Minorities A. Autonomous Minorities – small group who differ from the dominant group on the basis of ethnicity, religion, language (typically not immigrants) (ex. Amish, Jews, Mormons) (may suffer some discrimination) B. Involuntary Minorities – groups of people conquered, captured, enslaved, or enveloped, who no longer can claim a homeland, territory, or country (not immigrants) (ex. Native Americans, Alaskans, Hawaiians) C. Voluntary Minorities – immigrants who willingly
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Unformatted text preview: left their homeland in search of a better life, better jobs, and/or religious freedom (ex. Cubans, Haitians, Mexicans) II. Four Stages of Cultural Shock for Immigrants A. Honeymoon or Tourism Stage – excitement, interest, high expectations, and positive feelings B. Crisis Stage – things starting to go wrong, confusion C. Adjustment and reorientation Stage – period of understanding D. Adaptation and Resolution Stage - stability...
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