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Unformatted text preview: 10-18-10 Managing and Adjudicating Culture and Difference I. Some Historical Content A. Defining and enforcing a mainstream American culture- Native American boarding schools in the later and early 20 th centuries- Destroying the Indian to save the man...- Assimilation by total immersion B. Meyer vs. Nebraska (1919)- Over-ruling a rule stating that English shall be the basic language of instruction in all schools- The Nebraska legislature responds with yet another rule, establishing English as an official Language C. America should be supremely American- Toward federal policies of acculturation toward the millions of new immigrants from Europe- State policies and practices Nebraska and the English language in 1919 and 1923- The flag salute in 1892, 1942 & 1954 D. A Tentative embrace of multiculturalism and racial integration during WWII- Moving away from more aggressive forms of nationalism that had plagued the early 20 th century- Melting pots and salad bowls- Assimilation in American life II. Absorbing the Newcomers, SuddenlyII....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course ASAM 2 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.
- Fall '10