Ethnic Politics

Petersen, William
January 1978
National Review;1/20/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p92
The article discusses the evolution of ethnic politics in the United States. The definition of American culture is not clear as it has become a melting pot of many ethnic groups. Immigrants into the United States try to assimilate to the American culture through acculturation. Ethnicity in voting behavior can be seen through voting by ethnic blocs. Voting by ethnic blocs can be decisive in elections.


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