Assignment - Etnic Groups and Discrimination

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Ethnic Groups and Discrimination 1 Assignment: Ethnic Groups and Discrimination ETH/125 August 1, 2010
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Ethnic Groups and Discrimination 2 “The English were the first non-Native Americans to settle the area that became the United States of America” (Hanft, 2010, para. 1). The colonization of the English grew tremendously in the United States. The English had a crucial part in building the economy. Colonies were established and sprung into the new world through the English immigration also known as the Great Migration. The English population in America grew at great rates until approximately 1775. Many settlers died in the beginning from famine and disease but soon prospered in the new colonies. The British Parliament prohibited the migration of skilled workers to America in the late eighteenth century and soon the migration numbers were just a trickle compared to the rest of Europe. Although immigration into the United States was dominated by other ethnic groups in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the English settlers started another influx throughout the nineteenth century. The English settlers fled to the new world for reasons of religious conflict and the hope of a more profitable life. The economy in England was catapulting out of control
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