Sociology test 3 pt 2 (maddie)

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Ethnicity

While race might reflect our biological heritage, ________ reflects our cultural heritage.

Dominant Root

In society, what is the group called with the greatest power, privileges, and social status?

authoritarian personality

According to Adorno, a[n] ________ is a person who is prejudiced and ranks high on scales of conformity, intolerance, insecurity, respect for authority, and submissiveness to superiors.

forced assimilation

When the Native Americans were pacified by the military in the late 1800s they were forced to learn the English language, dress like the white man, renounce their religion, and give up their customs. This was a classic example of ________.

internal colonialism

Slavery and apartheid are both examples of how a country's dominant group exploits minority groups for its economic advantage. What do sociologists call this policy?

immigrants from Europe whose language and other customs differ from the original white Anglo-Saxon Protestants

In American history who were the "white ethnics"?

Asian American

Of all ethnic groups, in which one are children most likely to grow up with two parents and the least likely to be born to a single mother?

Native American

The group often referred to as the "invisible minority" is ________.

Genocide

The systematic annihilation or attempted annihilation of a people based on their presumed race or ethnicity is called ________.

One race is superior to another and pure races exist

As described in the text, what are the two myths of race?

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