Learning Objectives

  1. Delineate the fallacies of the idea of biological race.
  2. Explain the ways that ideas of race are linked to culture and history.
  3. Describe some of the history and current practice of race in the United States.
  4. Summarize the race system of Brazil, and compare it to that of the United States.
  5. Analyze the nature of ethnicity and its relationship to immigration and adaptation.
  6. Distinguish critical aspects of ethnicity in the United States.