To absorb a group into the culture of a larger population.
To leave one's place of residence or country to live somewhere else.
A minority that speaks a different language or follows different customs than the majority of people in a country ; people who share a common language and traditions.
American music developed from ragtime and blues with African rhythms.
Originally, an agricultural college established as a result of the 1862 Morrill Act that gave states large amounts of federal land that could be sold to raise money for education.
A type of music with a strong rhythm and a lively melody with accented notes, which was popular in early 1900s.
An approach to literature and the arts that shows things as they really are.
Art or literature focused on a particular region of the country.
Institution located in a poor neighborhood that provided numerous community services such as medical care, child care, libraries, and classes in English.
Poor, crowded, and run-down urban neighborhoods.
Cramped quarters on a ship's lower decks for passengers paying the lowest fares.
Residential areas that sprang up close to or surrounding cities as a result of improvements in transportation.
A building in which several families rent rooms or apartments, often with little sanitation or safety.
Stage entertainment made up of various acts, such as dancing, singing, comedy, and magic shows.