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that the white race was superior of the black, which grew at the end of the 1800s, played a big role in validating suppression and the demolishing of the traditional cultures, societies and civilizations of the native peoples of different races and ethnic groups particularly the African slaves who were sold by the Europeans to the Americans during the 19th century and who later became African-Americans.
In addition, this set of beliefs and ideas also became a catalyst for regarding or considering enslavement and submission as a humanitarian responsibility or duty. “In its modern form, racism evolved in tandem with European exploration and conquest of much of the rest of the world, and especially after Christopher Columbus reached the Americas. As new peoples were encountered, fought, and ultimately subdued, theories about “race” began to develop, and these helped many to justify the differences in position and treatment of people whom they categorized as belonging to different races.” (Wolf 97)
Enslavement was the chief cause of the ever-increasing political conflict and opposition around the 1850s in the United States as people started to oppose and contravene racism. This open opposition and the American democracy that made speech and opinion more open was the stepping-stone for the road from slavery to the civil rights movement and later on, towards the ethnic and racial equality around the nation.
In retort to an anti-slavery Republican as the winner of the Presidential election, nearly a dozen Southern slave states in America affirmed their separation and breakaway from the United States. Together, they formed the Confederate States of America, also known as the Confederacy. The remaining twenty-five states supported the federal administration called the Union. Began in 1861, the Civil War lasted a total of four years. The reasons and grounds were complicated, and ever since this battle began, its causes have been heated with a lot of controversial
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This is evidenced in publications such as mark twain’s huckleberry Finn, which is a book written a long time after the emancipation of slaves though it still reflects a society that is engraved in racial profiling. In the book, black men are referred to as Negros, and they still call their employers master.
Williams believe that the gender gap is increasing and conditions for women are deteriorating in US. He referred to Grant Thornton International Business Report’ 2011 and put forth some eye opening figures in the lime light. According to the research 38 percent of companies in US don’t have a single woman in its top management.
This study would not have been conducted in other countries because almost all the world's countries and their people possess unifying attributes that make them distinct and unmistakable for any other nationality, race, culture and language. "Italian Americans are residents of the United States who trace their ancestry to Italy or to other regions where the Italian language is widely spoken.
Discrimination is the treatment that is accorded to a person or a group on the basis of the status, category or class rather than the merit an individual or a group possesses. It is commonly based on prejudice and it can be based on the behavior promotion of an individual or group otherwise referred to as affirmative action or it can be a negative attitude directed towards an individual or a group otherwise referred to as redlining.
According to the report the cultural / behavioral theories that have been presented to explain poverty attempt to link poverty with individual failings and the inability of certain groups to integrate into the mainstream of the society. Structural / economic theories related to poverty, on the other hand, have attempted to link poverty with the economy .
According to the report it has been noticed that poverty and hardship in one generation often influences the next generation and the representation of certain racial groups, such as the African Americans and Hispanics in elite private academic institutions, which usually charge for imparting education and which educate leaders of tomorrow is often rather poor.
Social inequality emerges as a result of social stereotypes, as a result of social attitudes regarding ethnicity, or even though legislation produced by government that promotes discrimination. As it pertains
Growth in inequality could have been fuelled by weakening of labor unions, stagnant educational attainment for children from poor households, increasing globalization, competition in domestic industries and deregulation in the finance sector