Social Groups

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Social groups have existed throughout time. We know that small social groups have existed in the form of families throughout the history of human kind. Adam and Eve are said to have been the first social group. Social groups are defined as having two or more people interact and identify with one another. Some social groups include but are not limited to; the handicap, the homeless, the poor, the wealthy, the powerful, different religious groups, different races and even sexual orientation. There are several reasons why people join social groups. Most people join social groups because there are many benefits for belonging to a group. People like to feel connected and feel that they can relate to others. People tend to belong to groups …show more content…

It's up to the individuals themselves to try and get a better education. But for these poor neighborhoods they must build more schools, have a better curriculum and hold the educational system responsible to see that standards are met and maintained. With a lack of money, most of the children from these families don't receive a good education. Better schools result in having a better education. Better education results in better jobs and better jobs means more money. More money could lead to a better way of life and could lead to a better society and country. "In 1967 the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) was set up and organized street demonstrations to lobby for civil rights. The Stormont government branded the movement a front for the IRA and banned its marches. In October 1968 the RUC used heavy-handed tactics to disperse a Civil Rights Association march in Londonderry and in January 1969 a People's Democracy march was attacked. Tensions between Catholics and Protestants deepened, and by August 1969 Catholics were being burned out of their homes and shot on the streets of Belfast" (BBC–History –The Troubles).

How is the life of the young people in Northern Ireland, where faith becomes conflict with blood and death on the urban streets? The Irish conflict is a very complicated situation where religious and political factors are mixed, and where the national identity provokes bravery and rage. But what are the


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