With the exception of America’s indigenous population of Native Americans, the United States of America was populated by immigrants from different parts of the world. Each immigrant group became native as newer generations were born in the United States and new generations claimed America as their home. Activities and beliefs people have consistently practiced over time, their culture, often reflect old traditions practiced in other places, and new traditions learned over time. This means that in America there are many pockets of long-established traditions that are different from place to place. Cultural beliefs and practices can be different from state to state, town to town, and even family to family.
In what ways are laws and/or policies affected by the culture of a place and the cultural beliefs of people?
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- 8-7 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact on South Carolina of significant events of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
- 8-7.0 Changes that took place in the United States during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries revitalized the economy and challenged traditional society and politics in South Carolina. To understand the response of South Carolina to the...
Lesson Created By: Lisa Ray