Defining Race and Ethnicity - different races and ethnic...

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Check Point: Defining Race and Ethnicity What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you? What the terms race and ethnicity mean to me. My perception of the term race means someone nationalality. Where are they from? Where are there ancestors from? The term ethnicity to me means what are there beliefs, there heritage. Why are these concepts important to United States society? These concepts are important in United States society because our society is made up of
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Unformatted text preview: different races and ethnic backgrounds. The United States government collects data so keep track of changes in our social and economic characteristics of all the different groups in our population. It is also important to make sure everyone is treated equal, given the same opportunity as everyone else in employment, health care, voting and education....
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course ETH 125, S ETH, SCI taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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