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Unformatted text preview: economic advantage. Segregation : Separation of racial/ethnic groups Assimilation : The process by which the minority group is absorbed into the mainstream culture Examples: dominant group refuses language, religious practices, etc. Multiculturalism: Also referred to as “Pluralism”, permits and encourages racial and ethnic variation. European Americans-Nation’s Founders Included Only Those from England (WASPs)-Other “White” Europeans Inferior Asian Americans Background of Discrimination-The Chinese made up 90 percent of Central Pacific Railroads-Japanese Americans o President Roosevelt ordered that everyone that one-eighth Japanese or more be confined to interment camps; no crimes, no charges, no trials...
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