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Unformatted text preview: Official Language Movement By: Ty Harman In this first resource it is about how the Anglo American society has just associated the Spanish language with the Hispanic culture. “Language is frequently the focus of identification. It is readily apparent that when two groups do not have a common language, language difference is usually one of the first different identities."(Stephens 1994) It also explains how that most cultures are stating that it is not important to determine how Hispanic you are and bilingualism losing its purpose. The second article that I found is about education and the bilingualism that it is involved. This article relates to the school boards and how the students are short changed on the opportunity to keep this going. It also has data that was collected to show how much students are getting from having these bilingual classes available to them. “In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Bilingual Education Act and committed the federal government to helping...
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