Learning Objectives

  • Explain why some immigrant groups have maintained a separate identity.
  • Identify and describe the intercultural communication challenges of immigrant groups who have maintained a separate identity.
  • Contrast Amish cultural patterns to dominant U.S. cultural patterns.
  • List reasons why indigenous languages and cultures should be protected.
  • Contrast periods of U.S. immigration assimilation and immigration integration.
  • Trace the pattern of Spanish language use in the United States.