Ethnic Groups and Discrimination week three day 7

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Ethnic Groups 1 Assignment: Ethnic Groups and Discrimination Cultural Diversity Ethics 125 AXIA College of University Of Phoenix Mark Watson April 11, 2010 Timothy Albert
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Ethnic Groups 2 Throughout the years there have many ethnic groups discriminated against and many injustices done to those groups. Many people focus on groups such as African Americans because they are the most prominent of this type of discussion. Caucasian Americans (European origin) have also faced discrimination and persecution. Although not as great as those who came after the early settlers, it was still significant in its own time. In 1585 a man by the name Sir Walter Raleigh attempted to establish a colony in the modern day Virginia called Roanoke (Murray, 2001). This was the earliest attempt by the British to establish colonies in the New World. The colony had survived only five years prior to the mysterious disappearance in 1590. It became known as the “Lost Colony”. In 1606, 108 settlers left from London and sailed for Virginia (APVA Preservation Virginia, 2000). They established the first official English colony called Jamestown. In 1619 the first african slaves were brought to New World. Thus, a long history of predjudice and discrimination began. Within the colonies themselves there was discrimination and predjudice between
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