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Worcester public Schools Humanities scholars collaborative 2011 Worcester state university April 6, 2011 Tona hangen, ph.d. Department of history The Changing Face of America and the Most Important Law You’ve Never Heard Of

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Mean Center of Population for the U.S., 1790-2010 Source: http://blog.newsok.com/datawatch/files/2011/03/Census_2010_PopulationCenter.png

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Percent Change in Minority Population, 2000-2010 Source: http://blogs.census.gov/.a/6a0120a61b56ed970c0147e36f25e0970b-800wi

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Hart-Celler Act sponsors Emanuel Celler, D-NY http://autographmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/Emannuel.jpg Philip Hart, D-MI http://cache1.asset-cache.net/xc/50714124.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=E41C9FE5C4AA0A14D3168B34CF122BA29AD0290FF93232F6C61EA37C3C115F8AB01E70F2B3269972

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Hart-Celler Act signing, 3 October 1965

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People Living in the US but Born Elsewhere 7.9% of total population 13.6% of total population Source: We the Foreign Born, US Census Publication, Sept 1993

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America’s New Face, circa 1993 15% Anglo-Saxon 17.5% Middle Eastern 17.5% African 7.5% Asian 35% Southern European 7.5% Hispanic

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America’s New Face Now? Pia Toscano, 2011 American Idol contestant Rebecca Black 13-year old internet sensation

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Population Percentages by Race (Actual + Projected) Source: McDaniel (1995), “The Dynamic Racial Composition of the United States,” 185.

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Faces of the Human Race Source: http://science.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGS/Shared/StaticFiles/Science/Images/Content/skin-colors-711079-sw.jpg

Summary: Slides for Worcester Humanities Scholars Collaborative panel at Worcester State University, April 6, 2011. Author: Tona Hangen, Assistant Professor of US History

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