Eth Appendix E Essay

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University of Phoenix Material Appendix E Part I Define the following terms: |Term |Definition | |Racial formation |It is defined as the process where individuals are divided and categorized by mutable rules into | | |different racial categories. | |Segregation |It is defined as the act of separating individuals from a main body or group. | | | | |De jure segregation |It is a real segregation or isolation of individuals from a main group which is imposed by law. | |Pluralism |It is defined as a condition, where different groups culturally, ethnically or religiously are | | |present and are tolerated in a given society. | |Assimilation |To adapt or conform one’s self to a new different environment | Part II Answer the following questions in 150 to 350 words each: • Throughout most of U.S. history in most locations, what race has been the majority? What is the common ancestral background of most members of this group? • The majority of the more than 300 million people currently living in the US are the White Race; this is the case in 49 of the fifty states with the exception of Hawaii. White race” which include both Hispanic Americans and Non Hispanic Americans. The Hispanic Americans hold the highest portion of the population in the Midwest of the United States. The Non-Hispanic

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