Cultural Diversity Project : Xavier Smith

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Cultural Diversity Project Essay I interview someone named Xavier Smith over the phone, he works with my Uncle at a. I ask Xavier 20 questions about his culture and heritage background. The first question I ask was “what is your full name and does it have a special meaning to it?” He told me that his full name is Xavier Smith and that his name is spelt differently in Haiti language, it is spelt Xaviur instead of the American way Xavier. I ask him why does he not use the spelling of the name from Haiti and he said that it is because people usually do not pronounce his name correctly the way how he say it people so, he just decide to go with the how his name is spelt in America. The second question that I ask Xavier Smith was “What…show more content…
The seventh question that I ask Xavier Smith was “What day in your country Independence Day and did your country get its independence?” He told me that Haiti Independence Day is January 1st, 1804. Xavier Smith told me that he Haiti got its independence Two months after his defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte 's colonial forces, Jean-Jacques Dessalines proclaims the independence of Saint-Domingue, renaming it Haiti after its original Arawak name. In 1791, a slave revolt erupted on the French colony, and Toussaint-Louverture, a former slave, took control of the rebels. The eighth question that I ask him was “What religion do your country practice?” He told me that his country Haiti practice the religion of Christianity and Roman Catholic. The ninth question that I ask Xavier Smith was What are some reasons why you and/or family came to the United States of America? He told me that his family came to the United States of America for a much better life style, the education, job and career opportunities for themselves. The tenth question that I ask Xavier was “What were the most surprising thing that you experienced since you been living in the United States of America?” He told me the most surprising thing that he has experience in the United States of America is the major cultural difference between

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