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Unformatted text preview: Phoenix Race and Ethnicity in the United States. Capstone Checkpoint Amy Dyer 7/21/2011 Capstone Checkpoint Two hundred thirty years ago, a group of men for a part from the grip of the Old world wrote a declaration that has been the seminal vein of hope in the hearts of people. It was a declaration based on the simple principal, we hold the truth to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by the Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. I believe this statement to be true. I have never been a bias individual. I think the United States is blessed to have so many races and ethnicity around. The world would be a boring place if we were all alike. Race is not a biological category but a social construction that is giving meaning and significance in specified historical, political, and social contexts. Historically, race has been predicated on characteristics that mark racial differences in order to legitimate prejudice and...
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2011 for the course IT 205 205 taught by Professor Levin during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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