Prejudice, Discrimination, and Assimilation in the United States
In this weeks Discussion, you will focus on one of the following groups regarding their historical experience with prejudice, discrimination, and assimilation within the United States:
White ethnic Americans
You will analyze the historical background and treatment of that racial or ethnic group in the United States and their current status with regard to access and participation.
1.Analyze the historical background and treatment of the racial or ethnic group you have chosen, highlighting 23 important historical events that were defining moments for that group.
2.Provide 23 examples of discrimination related to access and treatment.
3.Compare your groups participation rates, employment levels, and income levels with another racial or ethnic group in the United States.
4.Analyze foreseeable challenges the group might face as a result of emerging trends in the United States.
*** only use the provided files and noted resources and cite ***
(files will be attached)
Marger, M. N. (2015). Race and ethnic relations: American and global perspectives (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.
Chapter 5, Immigration and the Foundations of the American Ethnic Hierarchy (pp. 107136)
Chapter 13, The Changing Context of American Race and Ethnic Relations: Current and Future Issues (pp. 365390)
-CNN. (2013). 50 years after King, hidden racism lives on. Retrieved from https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2013/08/us/everyday-racism/index.html?vignette=5&hpt=hp_bn1
Read the personal experiences of everyday racism and ways that prejudice manifest in American life.
-Funderburg, L. (2013). The changing face of America. National
Geographic. Retrieved from https://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/changing-faces/funderburg-text