Larger Racial Minorities

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Appendix E

Part I

Define the following terms:

|Term |Definition | |Racial formation |Is defined as the process where individuals are categorized and divided by mutable rules into | | |different racial group. | |Segregation |Is defined as the act of separating individuals from a main body or group. | |De jure segregation |Is defined as real segregation or isolation of individuals from a main group which is imposed by | | |law. | |Pluralism |Is defined as a condition where different groups culturally, ethnically, or religiously are present| | |and are tolerated in a given society. | |Assimilation |Is 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? Throughout most of U.S history in most locations the White/Caucasian group has always been the majority. The common ancestries are from Europe and Middle East. They came to North America and settled here, learning and gaining many skills from the natives. As time passed more from Europe sailed here and the population increased dramatically. The White American has been the majority race since Columas sailed to North America. The White race also includes both Non Hispanic...
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