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Unformatted text preview: Ethnic Groups and Discrimination I am mixed with a lot of different ethnic groups, all of which are European white expect one which I have most of my blood from. I chose to write about my American Indian heritage because I am one-fourth Indian which is more than any of my other ethnic bloodlines. American Indians have roamed these beautiful lands of American since the first explorers came to these shores looking for answers to scientific questions like is the world round or flat?, riches, and the unknown. The history books we all read in grade school like to tell a story of how the Indians helped the first explorers by showing them how to plant corn and other vegetables. As more colonists and explorers came to these lands they viewed American Indians as savages and feared them. From the time of the first explorers there was racism because they colonists considered these people as savages and did not consider them to be civilized humans because of how they lived, dressed, and talked. As more and more explorers and adventure seekers came to these lands and started chopping down forests to build towns they pushed the Indians off...
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09