Diversity refers to the fact that Americans have many different cultural traditions and hold a varie

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Diversity refers to the fact that Americans have many different cultural traditions and  hold a variety of values. Nearly all Americans descend from immigrants, and many of  them take pride in their heritage and cultural history. Americans also hold diverse views  and creeds. Example: Many American cities hold parades and celebrations for holidays of different   immigrant groups. Irish Americans, as well as others, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day every   year, whereas Columbus Day parades honor the contributions of Italian and Spanish   Americans. Multiculturalism Multiculturalism is the view that we should embrace our diversity and learn about one  another’s cultures. Much of American culture derives from western European cultures  (the British Isles in particular), which makes some other groups feel excluded. Learning  about new cultures and respecting diversity have taken on new force in recent years. 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course POSI 1310 taught by Professor Arnold during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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