Second Generation Americans

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Second Generation Americans
"Immigrants, Cities, and Disease - US History Scene." US History Scene. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2016. This article is informing the audience about the changes that occurred in the early centuries, before the world was revolutionized. People had to go through a vast amount of struggles to settle in America. Even after they settled it was a hassle to grasp the American culture, because it was impossible to leave there past traditions behind. This article will support my claim that, settling in America was never easy. This article gives some concrete examples on why settling was tough. Although, it supports my claim, with this article I can create a counter-argument, stating that settling was hard in the early centuries due to segregated mentalities of civilians in America. However, settling in America right now is not about he civilians in America, but about the traditional aspect they bring from another country.
"Immigration Study: 'Second Generation' Has Edge." NPR. NPR, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2016.
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We hear some personal stories of Sheikhs daughter, which showcases a generational gap. The interview brings into light some issues that these immigrants face in their household. It supports the research, because it gives the audience a preview of second-generation immigrants, who face problems in settling into the American culture. These issues create problems in families, because the kids would want something else than what the parents would expect. Sheikh is an Indian, but she states that, “Immigrants who come from different countries, value ethics and culture moral more, in comparison to the liberal minded Americans, who value the present more than ancient morals left behind by ancestors.” Her statement is supporting the American way of life, but fears to make a change. Her interview showcases the way she keeps a balance between her roots and her new way of
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