write a 200 -word response in English , with at least 4 paragraphs in Spanish , to the issues raised by the following questions. Make sure to address the following questions:
1. What is syncretism and how does it differ from the concept of the melting pot?
2. How is Latin America’s (specifically Brazil and Cuba) experience with racial and cultural mixture different from that of the U.S. ?
3. Can you give a couple of examples of syncretism in your own culture or in the U.S.? No plagiarism please.