This new wave of immigrants will bring new culture and customs into the United
States and transform it with glowing educational and professional credentials
(Healey, 303). Not only that, but I strongly believe that through assimilation, our
nation can imp
1. Describe the cultural characteristics of Asian American groups and explain
how these characteristics shaped relationships with larger American society.
Some Asian cultures tend to stress group membership over individual self
1. Characterize each of the major U.S. minority groups as high or low on both
acculturation and integration. Which is most and least acculturated? Most and least
integrated? Be sure to identify and explain important variations with each of the major
1. Whereas African Americans had been exploited for their labor, American Indians were
exploited for their land. Explain this statement. What other differences between Africans
and American Indians emerged from this difference in the contact situation?