***Race, Gender or Ethnicity
· Choose one theory to use as a backbone for your paper and choose two ethnic minorities in the United States to compare and contrast their experiences in terms of social class.
· Analyze how gender is treated in these groups. Demonstrate your understanding of the ways in which religious tradition works to construct social reality for these groups.
· Evaluate how those in power aid or obstruct the assimilation process.
· Inspect the ways in which racism and discrimination affect this minority’s participation in mainstream American life.
If you pick an American Indian group, be sure to identify their tribe and discuss their history.
Provide support for your arguments based on both the required and recommended readings for the course, and incorporate any relevant points culled from the discussion boards.