Defining Race and Ethnicity Due Date: Day 2 [post to the Individual forum] Post a 200- to 300-word summary that answers both of the following questions: What do the terms race and ethnicity mean to you? Why are these concepts important to United States society?
The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity Resources: Ch. 1 in Racial and Ethnic Groups and Appendix B Due Date: Day 4 [post to the Individual forum] Use Appendix B to match key terms with their correct descriptions. Post the completed Appendix B as an attachment.
Journal Entry of a Subordinate Group Member Assignment:Journal Entry of a Subordinate Group Member Resources: Ch. 1 in Racial and Ethnic Groups and U.S. Census Bureau American Fact Finder Web site Select any of the subordinate groups from Ch. 1 of the text, provided below. Because the chapter does not list all subordinate groups, you may select any other group that has a documented history in the United States. Native Americans, African Americans, Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, Arab Americans, Filipino Americans, Korean Americans, Vietnamese Americans, Asian Indians, Hawaiians, Irish Americans, Polish Americans, Norwegian Americans, Jewish Americans, Cuban Americans, Mexican Americans, […]
Modern Challenges in Immigration Resources: Ch. 4 in Racial and Ethnic Groups and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Web site Select an immigrant group from Ch. 4 of the text. Imagine yourself as a current member of that group, and consider the question, ―ould I want to immigrate to the United States, and why?‖Think about what opinion you would have of the immigration process, including naturalization, the costs, fingerprinting, etc. Consider whether the process would seem easy or difficult for you as an immigrant. Once you have thought about your answers, proceed to the next step of this […]
Ethnic Groups and Discrimination Resources: Racial and Ethnic Groups, the Internet, and the University Library Choose an ethnic group to which you personally belong. If you identify with more than one group, choose the group with which you most identify or about which you would like to learn more. Write a 700- to 1,050-word, APA-formatted essay, answering the following questions: oUsing any of the resources identified above, research to determine if the group colonized or if it immigrated to the United States. Did the group face prejudice, segregation, racism or any combination of the three? If so, how […]
Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements eaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Resources: Ch. 7 in Racial and Ethnic Groups and Appendix C Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Use Ch. 7 of the text and Appendix C to identify events and leaders of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and their contributions to their respective causes. Complete both Parts I and II of Appendix C. Post the completed Appendix C as an attachment.
Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination ETH 123 CheckPoint: Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination **Graded A+** CheckPoint: Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum Post a 200-300-word response to these questions: oExplain the difference between Muslims and Arabs. oAccording to current (within the past two years) research and news reports, what are some of the changes the United States has made to policies concerning the treatment of Muslim and Arabic members of society? oList two to three characteristics of Orientalism. How may Orientalism and prejudice contribute to hate crimes against these groups? oWhat can […]
United States-Centric Views Comparison ETH 125 United States-Centric Views Comparison **Graded A+** Assignment:United States-Centric Views Comparison Resource: Appendix D Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Give a copy of Appendix D to a friend or family member and ask that person to complete the table contained therein. In doing so, your chosen participant will consider what he or she thinks are the common United States-centric viewpoints on Muslim and Arab American and Christian American groups. Ask your participant to return their completed appendix at least one day before this assignment is due. Complete a duplicate copy of Appendix D yourself, […]
The Official Language Movement ETH 125 The Official Language Movement **Graded A+** CheckPoint:The Official Language Movement Resources: Racial and Ethnic Groups, the Internet, and the University Library Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum Investigate the official language movement (an important Hispanic American cultural interest) described on pp. 243-44 of the text by researching bilingualism in education and politics in the United States. Find 4 to 6 credible Web sites or articles that support, oppose, or simply present information about bilingualism in education or politics. Most sources will focus exclusively on either topic of education or politics, so try to find […]
Hispanic American Diversity ETH 125 Hispanic American Diversity Essay **Graded A+** Assignment:Hispanic American Diversity Resources: Racial and Ethnic Groups, the University Library, and the Internet Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word research paper identifying the linguistic, political, social, economic, religious, and familial conventions and/or statuses of four Hispanic groups living in the United States. Your paper should cover Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and two groups of your choice from Ch. 9 of the text. Dedicate an equal portion of your paper to each Hispanic group. Conclude your essay by summarizing major differences and commonalties apparent […]