Part One: Answer the questions 1. Is Americanization threatened by “Hispanization”? Should we worry about the “Hispanization” of the United States?
2. In what respects are Hispanic American families similar to and different from
English American households?
3. What role does religion play in the Latino community?
4. The Cuban enclave has resulted in variety of benefits for the group? Why don’t
other minority groups follow the same strategy?
Part Two: Watch the feature Ellis Island. Then write a two page reaction paper commenting on all the following: a) the racial and ethnicity of the newcomers, b) the nature of the reception—is it favorable or unfavorable and why, c) how does the reception compare with the experiences of contemporary non-European immigrants, Mexicans and others coming from Africa, Asia etc.