Ethnic America: A History Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. In what ways have American ethnic communities supplied leadership to their countries of origin?

American ethnic communities have supplied leadership to their countries of origin, rather than taking leadership from abroad. For example, the first president of Ireland, de Valera, was born in Brooklyn. Golda Meier, Israeli Prime Minister, was born in Milwaukee, and the country of Liberia was founded and governed by descendants of American slaves.

2. Why is there no "majority" in the United States?

There is no majority in the United States because the largest single ethnic group, those of British ancestry, makes only only 15% of the American population. Germans contribute 13%, and blacks 11%. Moreover, most Americans are so thoroughly mixed that they cannot identify themselves as belonging to a single ethnicity.

3. What is culturally and linguistically unique about the size of the United States?

The United States is culturally and linguistically unique because it is one of the largest cultural-linguistic units in the history of the world. Countries of equivalent land mass, such as China, speak many languages, and Europe is fragmented into many nations, languages and cultures.

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