American Assimilation

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Research Paper Assimilation is a processes of integration or adaptation to a group, for example, how minority groups get integrate into the dominant groups. In the United States, assimilation into American culture is a big part of the way to success, and to achieve the long-awaited American dream. As a result of American assimilation, people start to speak the same language and to live a life considered part of society, then it begins to have better economic opportunities and better daily life opportunities. These states of assimilation have decreased since the United States has become a multicultural country; people from different cultures are no longer attracted to the American culture. Many Hispanics immigrate to United States With the…show more content…
In other words the first generation of Hispanics who immigrated to the United States find it difficult to abandon their culture and their roots because their culture is how they were raised and grew up in their countries and their roots always show them where they come from, so they try to avoid the idea of adopting American culture and well not be part of another culture in America. In the article “Immigrants Shunning Idea of Assimilation” by William Branigin mentions how difficult is for many hispanics come to united States and try to assimilate a new culture.The author mentions that even though Hispanics obtain American citizenship they still feel as Hispanic ; some Hispanics today tend to believe that to be part of American culture they must be similar to a white person, so because they do not look like a white person, they do not feel tempted to acquire the Americanization; they feel that because they are not equal to them it means that assimilation is not directed toward them. Branigin complains that “"It's difficult to adapt to the culture ," said Maria Jacinto, 32, who moved to the United States 10 years ago with her husband, Aristeo Jacinto, 36.” ( Branigin 1) Basically Branigin is saying that is difficult to abandon their cultures and adopt a new…show more content…
They will be able to understand what really means the American Dream without the assimilation of the american culture? There are many theories about this and sometimes hispanics believe that the assimilation is not more necessary to overcome in
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