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Unformatted text preview: Reading 3 A Different Mirror-white man often have narrow sense of the past-views that American is European in ancestry-“American” has been defined as “white”-we has to include Asians and Hispanics along with whites and blacks (blacks have been center minority)-Asians seen as strangers from a different shore, even though they were here before many European immigrants-japanese did not get as far as Italian or german Americans, japs were sent to imprisonment camps during WW2-Chicanos (mexican border moved) so they became foreigners in their own land-irish past foreshadowed Indian future, first savages-the jewish struggle helped other oppressed groups-jewish cam skilled and literate and lack racial prejudice from slavery-native Americans were not an immigrant experience, believe west was lost because of expansion-race was a social construction that set apart racial minorities from European immigrants-comparing race versus ethnicity lets us see how varied racial and ethnic group conflicts ocured within...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course LDRS 1016 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '08