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Ethnic_Groups_and_Discrimination[1] - Racial and Ethnic...

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Racial and Ethnic Groups Welcome to WritePoint, the automated review system that recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested change is appropriate for your paper, but remember that your instructor's preferences for style and format prevail. You will also need to review your own citations and references since WritePoint capability in this area is limited. Thank you for using WritePoint. Ethnic Groups and Discrimination Loretta Campbell Cultural Diversity University of Phoenix
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Racial and Ethnic Groups [Make sure paragraph indentation is five to seven spaces or one tab stop] Most ethnic groups that originate in another country make a decision to migrate to the United States for one reason or another. The ethnic group that I belong [Avoid use of the first person (I, me, my) in academic writing unless writing about a personal experience. Check first person use with your instructor. ] to is African Americans who didn’t [Contractions are inappropriate in academic writing--write it out] colonized in the United States they immigrated involuntarily African Americans didn’t [Contractions are inappropriate in academic writing--write it out] have that choice when they were brought to the United States as slaves. Not until recently, people of African descent have not been counted as part of America’s [Contractions are inappropriate in academic writing--write it out] migratory tradition. In history it shows that African American men women and children were brought to the United States by American men as slaves in 1619. The Africans became indentured servants, similar in legal positions to many poor Englishmen who [Check punctuation: If the following phrase is nonrestrictive (the sentence would still make sense without it) insert comma before "who"] traded several years’ labor in exchange for passage to America (Becker, Eddie (1999) Chronology on the History of Slavery). African Americans were used [The passive voice is a form of "be" (were) and a participle (used). Over-use of the passive voice can make paragraphs officious and tedious to read. Try to use the active voice most often; for example, passive voice = The paper was completed on time. Active voice = the student
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