1) View the following presentation, “Chapter Three The Development of Dominant-Minority Group Relations in Pre-Industrial America: The Origins of Slavery:”
Then, explain how the Noel and Blauner hypotheses apply to the contact situations of one of the immigrant groups we are learning about. How and why do you think group conflict varied when competition was over land rather than labor?
2) View our course material (video) titled “Balance of Power” here:
Then, explain how you can connect the issues discussed in this video with events in U.S. immigration history from the Colonial and/or Pre-Revolutionary War eras as discussed in our other resources for this week (see our readings and multimedia materials for this week under Lessons). Do immigration histories play out today in the lack of “voice” in political and other realms?