Unformatted text preview: Ethnicity helps describe where you are from and how your ancestors did things in the days before now. Why are these concepts important to United States society? The United States sees race and ethnicity important for different reasons. It is used to show how much diversity is in our country. It is also used when the census is done to show the total population and just how many people from different ethnicity groups makes up the country. These terms help make improvements to our society as a whole. I think without these terms we really would not be where we are today because different ethnic groups bring different things to the table....
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- Spring '09
- Ethnic group, Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, different ethnicity groups