How I Came To The Person I Am Today

How I came to the person I am Today

By: Steven Schultz
AGR 201
Lab: 3

Diversity is a growing concept in today's world and what makes the United States such a unique place. Ever since the founding of our country there have been settlers coming from all over the world bringing in a wide range of ethnic groups, cultures and traditions into American and making it the way it is today. Every person has their own reasons for coming to America but when I asked my parents why our ancestors came to America they both responded with looking for a better life.

My Fathers side of the family began in a small rural town in Rheiland, Germany. Jobs were scarce and it was becoming hard to support ...

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it out to California.

The other side of my Family, my mom's side, is from somewhere in France. They had the same intentions as my Father to start a new life in the United States where there was open land and lots of jobs. They first settled in Kentucky but moved to Oklahoma to participate in the great land rush of 1889. They too have mostly stayed in Oklahoma with exception of my mother who moved to California where she met my Father. My parents ended up meeting in San Francisco where they got married and decided to raise our Family. With my parents originating in the south and moving out west my parents have had to experience some acculturation. They picked up a different style of dress, a different diet and way of life. Although they have had to make the adjustment to a different type of life style they still have many southern attributes hidden inside.

Both my parents have had a major impact on the development of me as an individual. Although I spent most of my time growing ...

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Added: 11/4/2012 10:25:32 PM
Submitted By: schults
Category: Personal Writing
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