IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICAN ESSAY 1) PLEASE OPEN ATTACHED FILE FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND TOPICS

TOPICS:



(Need to combined both questions in the essay)



Do these readings present possibilities to construct a shared experience between Europeans and Non-Europeans?



What role did the presence of the  other play in helping Europeans like the Irish become  American ? Could/Can the  other become American?



TEXTS:



(These are the selected books to read the information needed to write the essay)



1. A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki



2. Major Problems in American Immigration and Ethnic History by Jon Gjerde



READING FROM THE TEXT:



(You will find the answers to the topics in these selected readings)



1. Native Americans Takaki: Chapter 2,4, & 9

a. Gjerde: 56-57

2. Irish: Takaki: Chapter 6

a. Gjerde: Pages reading beginning on page 40, 102, 160-history of Irish immigrants and their experience.

b.

3. African Takaki Chapter 3, 5, 13

a. Gjerde: Pages 31, 34 and 37, 78



SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:



What you will do first is find the 2 texts that are listed above. Then you will read the selected pages and chapters that are listed underling readings. Then you will go to the topics, and write a very good descriptional essay about 5 pages that answers the topic questions.



THANK YOU



Mark