Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:

1. Explain why some immigrant groups have maintained a separate identity

 2. Identify and describe the intercultural communication challenges of immigrant groups who have maintained a separate identity

3. Contrast Amish cultural patterns with dominant U.S. cultural patterns

4. List reasons why indigenous languages and cultures should be protected

5. Compare the acculturation experiences of German, Asian, and Hispanic immigrants

6. Contrast periods of U.S. immigration assimilation and immigration integration

7. Trace the pattern of Spanish language use in the United States