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Ch 13: Asian, Jewish & Middle Eastern Americans

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As you're studying cultural diversity, take a look at the lessons on Middle Eastern, Asian and Jewish Americans provided in this chapter. These lessons and quizzes make a great, comprehensive study guide you can use to prepare for an upcoming exam.

Asian, Jewish & Middle Eastern Americans - Chapter Summary

Our informative lessons on cultural diversity cover Jewish, Middle Eastern and Asian Americans, as well as East Indian Americans and their history in the U.S. Topics include the demographics and culture of Chinese and Filipinos in America, as well as the culture of both groups. After you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Give some facts about Japanese Americans
  • Discuss the religion embraced by Korean Americans
  • Outline the history of Southeast Asian Americans
  • Detail the heritage and history of Jewish Americans
  • Explain immigration from the Middle East to the U.S.

These lessons and quizzes make test prep or catching up in class simple and fun. Each professionally designed lesson is accompanied by a quiz that you can use to test your understanding before moving on in the chapter. You can take your time and review the lessons over again as many times as you need to in order to master these topics. Studying is easy with our mobile-friendly materials, accessible 24 hours a day.

6 Lessons in Chapter 13: Asian, Jewish & Middle Eastern Americans
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East Indian Americans: History & Culture

1. East Indian Americans: History & Culture

In this lesson, we'll look at the three waves of immigration that brought the Indian American population to the three million people living here today. Find out why they came and what cultural aspects they brought with them to enrich American life.

Filipino Americans: Demographics, History & Culture

2. Filipino Americans: Demographics, History & Culture

In this lesson, we'll learn about Filipino Americans. We'll learn about the history of their immigration to the United States, how they helped build the country we know today, and about their current culture and population in America.

Japanese Americans: History & Facts

3. Japanese Americans: History & Facts

Japanese Americans have immigrated to the United States since the 1880's. This lesson will detail their history of immigration, obstacles they have faced, and the current demographics of this population.

Korean Americans: Religion, History & Culture

4. Korean Americans: Religion, History & Culture

What caused Korean American immigration to the US, and what does the population look like now? This lesson focuses on the Korean American population, how they came to the US, what religion they practice and how their culture has survived.

Southeast Asian Americans: History, Demographics & Traditions

5. Southeast Asian Americans: History, Demographics & Traditions

Who are Southeast Asian Americans? This lesson looks at a group of people who have immigrated to the US from eleven different Asian nations. Learn why they immigrated to the US, and some issues they face.

Jewish Americans: History, Heritage & Culture

6. Jewish Americans: History, Heritage & Culture

This lesson looks at the Jewish American population and evaluates how they came to be in the US and how they have fared since they came. The waves of immigration are detailed and the issues that Jewish Americans face are discussed.

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