Assimilation
Feb07

Assimilation

During the first half of the twentieth century, “assimilation” in the United States was synonymous with “Americanization” and “Anglo-conformity,” terms that signaled the dissolution of the immigrant or minority group’s culture by an Anglo-Protestant mainstream. For the most part, these terms fell out of favor by the 1960s, but cultural commentators and scholars as varied as Lou Dobbs, Victor Davis Hanson, and Samuel P. Huntington...

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