Answer the following questions in 100 to 250 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
- Throughout most of U.S. history, in most locations, what race has been in the majority? What is the common ancestral background of most members of this group?
- What are some of the larger racial minorities in U.S. history? What have been the common ancestral backgrounds of each of these groups? When did each become a significant or notable minority group?
- In what ways have laws been used to enforce discrimination? Provide examples. These laws were intended against which racial minorities?
- In what ways have laws been used to eliminate discrimination? Provide examples. Did the laws work to eliminate discrimination?