Section 1: Identifications

Section 1: Identifications

Identify the impact of government policies on diverse groups of people in American society. From the lists below of government policies and groups of people that were affected by them, choose FIVE combinations (e.g. the impact of the New Deal on African Americans) to identify the impact of the policy on the particular group. For each combination you choose write ONE paragraph identifying the policy, explainingits impact on the particular group, and expanding on the long-term implications of this policy for this group. You can use each group or policy more than once to make combinations. Each identification is worth 10 points.

Government policies:

1924 Immigration Act

The New Deal

World War II

1948 Perez v Sharp Decision

Civil Rights Act 1964

Groups of people:

African Americans


Mexican Americans

Asian Americans

White ethnic Americans (eg Italians, Poles, Russians, Jews)

3pgs at most,  follow instructions

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