Greenhorns Research Paper

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When the Jews came to America they refer to themselves as ' 'greenhorns ' ' which meant they were foreigners in their dressing language, and thinking. One immigrant said ' 'I was unhappy because I did not know anything and I was frightened...When they used to call names like ' 'greenhorns ' ', I felt that I would rather die than hear it again ' ' ( 280). The conceptions of how their race and ethnicity influenced their treatment were that Jews tried to assimilate and become more American by dressing fashionably, learning English and to having proper mannerisms. Jews changed their names to have American names. They did everything that the Americans did like celebrating American holidays and going on vacations at resorts. Eventually, a lot

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