checkpoint 1 - and the heritage. Some examples of ethnicity...

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Running head: CHECK POINT: DEFINING RACE AND ETHNICITY 1 Check Point: Defining Race and Ethnicity Sarah Hoffman ETH/125 September 28, 2011 Erica Gergely
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CHECK POINT: DEFINING RACE AND ETHNICITY 2 Check Point: Defining Race and Ethnicity Write a 200- to 300-word summary that answers the following questions: What do the terms race and ethnicity Why are these concepts important to United States society? There are many different terms to different categories we in which we place people. For the main categories we use to place are race and ethnicity. The term Race is the color of a person’s skin such as Black, White, and Asian. For example I am Caucasian and the President of the United States is black. The term ethnicity is where you are from, the culture, music, customs
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Unformatted text preview: and the heritage. Some examples of ethnicity are Irish, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Russian, and Asian. Native American and honestly the list goes on. Some examples of this are my grandfather came to the United States from Russia so he was Russian. The firsts on this land were the Native Americans. I feel that race and ethnicity are important to concept to the United States society. B In the United States we are known for our diversity and freedom. If we didnt have different races in America then we would all look the same. If we didnt have Ethnicity we would all believe and act the same. I find that with all the differences in the United States it helps to make us who we are. We are a very diverse nation with many races and ethnicity living as one nation....
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