Race and Etchnecity

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Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality are an integral part of America. America is a collection of pieces of all of these three major things.

The significance of Race in American Society is a complicated one. It symbolizes the evolution of culture from what was the standard during the first landing of British colonists in the 1700s. An example of this would be that all of the people living in America have much more culture from what was the standard during the 1700s. Another example would be that culture is evolving as we go on with life. Also, each Race has a different standard of living that relates to their culture. One example of this would be that Jewish citizens practice their style of living, while Christians practice a semi-different style of living. Yet another example would be that Catholics practice inside of a Church, whereas there is one religion that is not as well known where they practice in a makeshift field outside. So, race brings up the evolution of culture from the standards of the 1700s to modern day, and relates to culture.

Ethnicity is what makes a human who they are as a result of how they are influenced. Our ethnicity affects who we are as a result of how we are raised. An example of this would be that one of my friend’s dads was brought up Catholic and he is a different person than my dad because they were both raised differently. Another example are children who were raised with an iron fist need structure and discipline in most cases. People of their own ethnicity relate to each other more because they are in the same ethnicity. An example of this would be my dad’s friends are from Mexico and they tend to relate more to their own ethnicity. Another example would be that people like my birthfamily who are mostly European tend to relate to each other more to Non-Europeans. So, a human being is a unique person because of…...

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