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Ethnic America: A History Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

What is unique about the Jewish experience in the United States? What is unique about their achievements?

How did the Chinese and Japanese handle political participation? How were they successful economically vis-à-vis politics?

Do you think Sowell's history shows that cultural assimilation is a good thing? Explain the multiple aspects of Sowell's understanding of cultural assimilation as part of your answer.

What does Sowell think are the deleterious effects of political correctness in the study of ethnic history? How are they corrected?

Does Sowell think some cultures are better than others? What observations does he make about claims like this?

What are the benefits that have accrued to all immigrant groups in American society?

To what extent has discrimination affected American immigrants? Economically? Socially? How are they different?

What is unique about the history of American Blacks? How does their history continue to pose problems for...

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