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Unit 6 LG 3 Learning Goal - Describe the cultural landscape of multicultural regions (US/Canada/Latin America) and explain how cultural beliefs affect citizenship practices. Criteria For Success Evaluate the multicultural makeup of the U.S. Canada, and Latin America Analyze how cultural beliefs shape citizenship practices.
Essential Questions How does culture affect the way people live and shape the characteristics of a region? What are the distribution, patterns, and characteristics of different cultures? How do cultures change and maintain continuity?
Early Cultural influences Indigenous people French settlers British settlers Numerous explorers ventured and explored Canada, but the most successful early colonies were established by the French, and later the British
First languages spoken in Quebec
Remember that cultural convergence thingy?
More recent immigrants
Answer the following In what ways did the graphic displaying the languages spoken at home in Quebec display cultural convergence? In what was did the picture of walmart display cultural convergence? How might the newer group of immigrants impact future cultural convergence? Think back to push/pull factors……. What would be pull factors for immigrants to Canada?
Chinatown in Toronto
So what?!?! Glad you asked….. Canada has two recognized national languages. English French Canada has a very rich and diverse cultural make up Many believe this has led to Canada being a very progressive and accepting nation
United States of America
Early influences Indigenous peoples Again numerous European nations explored and settled in the United States, however, three had the biggest influence / territories. Great Britain France Spain
What in the world is happening?!
English influence Well, we do speak English, or a version of it. We jacked most of our constitution from English documents or philosophies Magna Carta Bill of Rights John Locke
French Influence Louisiana, home of the Rajun Cajuns! This explains why LSU spells Go Tigers, Geaux Tigers
Spanish influence Numerous forts / missions across, Florida, the Southwest and the West coast. Texans be like….. Spain be like…… “yea, we built it.”
Questions… In what ways has cultural convergence taken place between Great Britain and the United States? What impact did the French have on our culture today? In what ways did Spain impact the United States?
More cultural influences Think of how the following groups immigrated to the United States and the impact it had on the cultural make up and convergence occurring in the country Irish Germans Russians Chinese Japanese Mexicans
More Cultural Influences The United States resettles more refugees than any other nation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17p5UcaiJAs Watch the clip above Why are refugees coming to the United States, what difficulties are they having? Why do some want to go back?
Latin America Early influences Indigenous people Portugal Spain
Influences of Portugal Brazil speaks Portuguese Religion Architecture Art
Spain’s Influence Language Religion Architecture Sports Futbol
Slaves in South America More slaves from Western Africa were forced to South America than in any where else in the world.
Influence of slaves in Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vfjs0ga0ec https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lglU5hF22Io Think……. In what ways did African culture have an impact on the style of music, dance and martial arts? Capoeira combined African music and dance and was combined with native music and dance to create a new art. Slaves were not allowed to learn how to fight / so they disguised capoeira as a dance. Cumbias incorporated African percussion instruments and combined with indigenous forms of dance