Unformatted text preview: United States. Benito Juarez became the first Indian president in 1860 while the U.S. only contemplated its first Black President in 1984. In Mexico many people are a mix of Indian and Spanish. In the U.S. we hesitate to even acknowledge the contributions of minority groups. B. Assimilation Assimilation is the process of being absorbed into the mainstream of the dominate culture. The assimilation model demands that other groups conform to the dominant culture. New comers are to be socialized into the dominant culture that is already present. Example: "English Only." Example: People who change their name to one that resembles names of members of the dominant culture....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, dominant culture, dominant group, assimilation model demands