Choose one of the questions below and write a 3-4 page analysis of the question. You may use notes from class, the powerpoints, the textbooks, or videos linked on this page- but NO INTERNET sources will be accepted.
A. One German newcomer wrote that “there aren’t any masters [in America], here everyone is a free agent.” How accurate a statement was that? Do you think an Irish, Italian, Jewish, or Eastern European immigrant would feel the same way about America? Why or why not?
B.It has been argued that immigrants are the back bones of America. Examine the impact (both positive and negative) of Germans, Irish, Italians, and Jews on America.
C. Examine the legacy that immigrants have left in cities throughout America. In what ways can we still the Irish and Italian roots in coastal cities, German roots in Midwestern cities, and Scandinavian roots in the northern Midwest. What practices, traditions/holidays that are symbolic of their influence.
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