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many white ethnic groups have transferred there ethnic status into what?
religious minorities experience ___________ in the present as they have in the past
what groups today are considered white which were not always considered white in the eyes of the English?
Irish, Germans, Norwegians, Swedes
the irish were viewed as what by the English?
culturally and socially inferior
whites enjoy the privilege of what?
not being reminded of their whiteness
white privilege is invisible to whom?
name four advantages that come along with white identity
jobs not associated with affirmative action
not being a credit to your race
credit card and financial race
no problem if medical help needed
white people do not see themselves as privileged in the way
as many African americans and lations see themselves as a disadvantage
a self image and world view that is a combination of religious faith, cultural background based on nationality, and the status of being a resident of the United States is called?
According to Marcus Hansen "what the son wishes to forget the grandson ______ __ ________" part of the third generation principle
wishes to remember
the African American movement pushed what?
others to do the same
this may lead to exaggerated persistence of ethnic ties?
the main reason the Irish migrated to the untied states was because of what?
potato famine and free land
what stopped German people in the united states from continuing their bilingual programs?
world war 1 and 2
the Irish were worse than who according to the dominant whites?
Irish American were a leadership role in what in the united states?
the church and labor union
this immigration group accounted for one fourth of the European immigration?
what were the Italians slow to accept in comparison to the Irish?
what percentage of Italian Americans identify themselves as roman catholic
70% or more
this refers to a unified system of sacred beliefs and practices that encompasses elements beyond everyday life that inspires awe, respect, and even fear?
how many religious bodies are in the united states today?
what percentage of the united states are Christians
how many Muslims live in the united states today?
name two different types of Muslims
Sunni and Shia
religion plays an even more central role for
Latinos and blacks
what was added to the pledge of allegiance in 1954
what was the most potent assimilating force after public schools
what is creationism
be literal interoperation of the bible
what is intelligent design
life is so complex that it must have been created by a higher intelligence
what did blacks and Latinos exceed in 2007
income of whites in 1975
what percentage of whites were without insurance in 2008? blacks, latinos
w 1 in 9 B 1 in 5 L 1 in 3
when it comes to educational levels how much per year did Asians earn per year of schooling and how much did whites make per year of schooling?
from young Asian Americans, life in the united states often is a what?
struggle for identity
behind the taunts, discrimination, and prejudice Miku Ishu endured what did she want to be as a result?
wanted to be white
academic classmates are often viewed as what even though their skill building will make them economically independent and socially desirable
nerds, geeks, misfits
to equate acting whites with academic achievements has what
little empirical date
what have college campuses been scenes of in recent years?
hate crimes, taunts, riots, intimidation
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