Effects Of Diversity In The 20th Century

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The 20th century had years of segregation, regression, and progression. Diversity was one of the main precursors for the change in American politics, demographics, and economy. The diversity in America by immigration included African Americans, Chinese, Japanese, Mexicans, Native Americans, Women, and Jews. These groups all sought their own re-institutions and goals. The diversity in America brought change in the 20th century that created the framework for our 21st-century common era in American politics, economy and demographics. Diversity in a prominent Anglo-American established society took America by surprise in realizing the currently established society and the government had to institute equality in society when segregation took an unpopular turn and created more…show more content…
“Job possibilities were especially limited for them because of racial discrimination” Mexican immigrants came to the US due to exploitation such as the enclosure movement and low quality of life lived in their homeland. Mexico was also facing the constant violence due to the Mexican revolution which only contributed to higher immigration rates into the US. Mexicans immigrants were pulled into the US by promises of success from family and friends living in the US. In desperation desire, Mexicans began to immigrate to the US. Similarly, Mexican immigrants were overworked in agricultural fields and blue collar job and often lived their life in impoverish conditions. Mexican immigrants were treated and segregated as African Americans not being allowed to enter “white only” buildings. Mexicans were described by their employers and communities as inferior and uneducated. “Let him have as good an education but still let him know he is not as good as a white man”. The downturn in the great depression resulted in a repatriation process for illegal Mexicans. “Private charities and government agencies

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