asian American history — Cultural Pluralism

In this assignment, you will choose to write on Cultural Pluralism. Remember that the two main ideas of Cultural Pluralism are 1] the formation of ethnic enclave, and 2] the preservation of one’s ethnic heritage and the participation in the dominant culture.

Choose an essay we have read other than “The Chinese Exclusion Act.” Imagine that you are a part of the narrative of the essay, that you were there in the story. Write what you saw happen that are related to cultural pluralism, connecting the details of the events to the two ideas of this theory. Or if you don’t see cultural pluralism being practiced, narrate what you thing should happen for cultural pluralism to be an effective solution to the problems there.