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Canada the USA Mosaic or the Melting Pot
Mosaic/Melting Pot – Facts or Opinions? For each of the following, type F if the statement is a FACT or O if its an OPINION. 1.Millions of people have immigrated to the USA and Canada. __ 2.Canada encouraged immigration from all over the world. __ 3.Canadas earliest settlers were native peoples.__ 4.Canadas next settlers were the French and English.__ 5.Immigrants want to assimilate into American society.__ 6.In the late 20 th century, most immigrants to the US were from Latin __ America and Asia. 7.These Latino and Asian immigrants are less willing to give up their traditions and beliefs in order to assimilate.__ 8.Bringing many cultures together is a continuing challenge both in the USA and in Canada. __ 9.In 2000, 30% of the US population was non-white. __ 10.In 2050, 47% of the US population will be non-white. __
Mosaic/Melting Pot – Facts or Opinions? Answer the following questions using the text on pg Type at least 3 sentences per answer. 1.Find a sentence that is an opinion. What makes it an opinion? Can you re- write that sentence so that is a fact? If so, try. 2.Does the textbook say which if a mosaic or melting pot is preferable (better)? If not, then why would the author not pick a side? 3.Do you think the USA should be a mosaic or melting pot? Why? What did the textbook write that helped you decide?