- the practice or policy of assimilating or encouraging the assimilation of people from all ethnic groups and cultures of origin: In the 1900s, some immigrants at first resisted the assimilationism of the New World.
Origin of assimilationism
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Contemporary Examples of assimilationist
King recognized that black sexuality posed a special threat to his assimilationist project.Does Obama Embody the Best of MLK?
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Historical Examples of assimilationist
The assimilationist positions, which have been generally abandoned, are only held by a few loyal devotees of a past age.
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