Questions: Discuss the settlement of Europeans in your area that you have some knowledge. Discuss whether these European groups represent areas; – –Northern – –Southern – –Eastern – –Western Do current statistics of the local population reflect migration of European descendants or geographic longevity? What factors do students think contribute to this pattern?
KEY TERMs AnnihilationAssimilationAvoidance Cultural differentiation Culture shock DevianceEndogamyEthnocentrismEthnophaslismMarginalityPluralismPrejudice Push-pull factors Racism Social segregation Social structure Stereotyping Upward mobility Values
Immigration Reform and the Resurgence of Nativism How have changes in U.S. Immigration Laws affected nativist attitudes and actions? How is the English Only movement an example of xenophobic behavior? What appropriate actions can the United States take to encourage immigrants to learn English? Why do xenophobic attitudes promote violent behavior? What American nativist attitudes exist today?