Essay on Multicultural Matrix

1689 Words Aug 16th, 2012 7 Pages
University of Phoenix Material
Multicultural Matrix and Analysis Worksheet
Instructions:
Part I: Select and identify six groups in the left-hand column. Complete the matrix.
Part II: Write a summary.
Part III: Format references consistent with APA guidelines.

Part I: Matrix What is the group’s history in the United States? What is the group’s population in the United States? What are some attitudes and customs people of this group may practice? What is something you admire about this group’s people, lifestyle, or society?
1. The German Americans are the largest singles source of ancestry of individuals that are in the United States today. The German Americans settled in the United States in the late 1700’s, they came
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This is what motivated the Irish to move to a free land in North America, which is complete opposite of Ireland. The Irish Americans population goes back to the 1600’s and it reflects diversity based on the time of entry, their settlement area, and their religion. The arrivals of immigrant Irish is relatively slight, it is only accounting for 1,000 legal arrives. Some of the Irish Americans still enjoy the symbolic ethnicity of food, dance, and music. The Gaelic language is very limited and only offered to a fewer than 30 colleges. They as well as everyone in America still enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day celebration, which is when everyone seems to be Irish. What I admire about them is that they still take joy of celebrating a holiday that is fun and exciting. It brings everyone together for one day and having them think that they are Irish for the day.
3. The Italian Americans created their very own social history but not the typical of every nationality but instead it offers an insight into the White ethnic experience. The Italians immigrated during the colonial period, they came from highly differentiated land because the Italian states did not unify as one nation, so that is why they escaped foreign domination until 1848. The mass immigration of the Italians started in the 1880’s and peaking in the first 20 years of the