Eth/125 Week 1

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Week one assignment: Appendix A


May 13, 2012

Leslie Gipon

University of Phoenix Material

Appendix A

Part I

Define the following terms found in Week One and Week Two readings:

|Term |Definition |

|Diversity |Differences in ones race, beliefs, appearances, opinions, and actions. |

|Ethnocentrism |When a person will judges groups or other cultures and compares to the standards of the |

| |person own group or beliefs. Also believes their own culture or beliefs are above all |

| |others. |

|Melting pot |Is a term used to describe the racial or ethnic group to create a new cultural group. |

|Minority group |A group of people that have less control or power over their own lives than because of a |

| |superior leader or group. |

|Emigration |Is when one leaves a country to settle in another country. |

|Immigration |Is when one leaves a country to permanently live in another country. |

|Culture |Is the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a |

| |particular group or society. |

Part II

Answer each question in 250 to 350 words:

1. What are some of the ways groups of people are identified?

Groups are people are identified in...