Social theorists in the assimilationist arena have seen the mixing of ethnic groups with outside groups is an advancement in their integration into mainstream society

Social theorists in the assimilationist arena have seen the mixing of ethnic groups with outside groups is an advancement in their integration into mainstream society. Cultural integration began to decrease the originality of the language, customs, and ideals of the main culture of the area. Marriages among these groups were vital in the mixing of cultures into other ethnic groups of the primary society. Pg. 1318

Cajuns were the lower class even in most of the main regions of southwestern Louisiana. The Creoles were the higher class because of most were either large property-owners or middleclass and who had successfully integrated into American society