Because the German Nazis could not find a reliable marker to identify Jews, the Jews were forced to
wear a yellow star of David
The genetic variation that corresponds with geographic origins is much ________ than people commonly believe
The comparison between the Burakumin and the Japanese shows that race is
not just about physical or biological differences
Aristotle's principle of civic association was that the true test of a person's worth was in what they did, not who they were. All people were included in this except:
An 1851 excerpt from "Harper's Weekly" magazine describes a certain racial group as law-breaking, idle, thriftless, poor, and barbarian. What group is this excerpt describing?
Modern racial thinking developed in the mid-seventeenth century in parallel with three global changees. What is not one of these global changes?
European Christians and scientists interpreted the curse Noah put on his son Ham to mean that Ham:
was the original black man
Which group did Darwin side with, claiming that the notion of different species of humans was absurd?
What group, led by Sir Francis Galton, believed that negative traits such as criminality were passed through bloodlines and could be bred out?
Muslims in America have undergone what scholars refer to as the formation of a new racial identity, in which new ideological boundaries of difference are drawn around a formerly unnoticed group of people or:
Most Arabs in the United States are not Muslim but ________, and about 20% of U.S. Muslims are ________.
Christian; African American
Some Muslims have been in North America since the seventeenth century, when they were transported from
Africa as slaves
Which act formalized the exclusive definition of whiteness by imposing immigration restrictions based on a national origins quota system that limited the yearly number of immigrants from each country?
Immigration Act of 1924
The differences between race and ethnicity underscore the privileged positions of ______ in America, who have the freedom to pick and choose their identities and freely show their ethnic backgrounds.
Compared with 11% of the U.S. population as a whole, around 33% of Native Americans die before age
Afro-Caribbeans such as Cubans, Haitians, and Jamaicans resent being unilaterally categorized as African American, because these immigrant groups:
have a unique culture and language
In 1907 the United States barred immigration from what country, because its people were seen as a threat to the American-born labor force?
In one study of television portrayals of Arabs, researchers found basic myths that continue to surround this group. What is not one of these myths
They don't assimilate
Robert Park's model explains the universally progressive pattern in which immigrants arrive, settle in, and achieve full assimilation in a newly homogeneous country. His model is called:
The 1896 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education struck down what doctrine?
separate but equal
The black ghetto was manufactured by whites through a set of deliberate, conscious practices. What is not one of the practices mentioned in your book?
property owners signed secret agreements promising to exclude blacks
Thoughts and feelings (usually negative) about an ethnic or racial group are referred to as
What term refers to the more overt form of resistance through a movement such as revolution or genocide through nonviolent protest?