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North American Studies
Chapter 7: Native Americans
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In general, how does the unemployment rate for American Indians compare to the national average? The American Indian rate is:
twice as high as the national average
The concept of ______ was foreign to the American Indian culture.
private property or the ownership of things
Which tribe in America is developing an ethnic enclave?
The rates of intermarriage for American Indians is:
quite high compared to other groups
What was the outcome of the Red Power movement's fish-in?
The Supreme Court confirmed American Indian rights to fish in Washington State
The poverty level of American Indians is ______ the national norm.
Medical benefits, educational scholarships, and business development are all ways American Indians have benefited from:
For much of the 20th century, while industrialization and urbanization changed the situations of other minority groups, American Indians remained:
on the fringes of development and change
On American Indian reservations, unemployment:
can reach as high as 80% or 90%
Native American reservations were:
distant from centers of modernization and industrialization
American Indians have higher rates than other minority groups in the area of:
rates of interracial marriages
Why do we know so little about anti-Indian racism?
Because very few studies have examined this prejudice
Political participation, kinship, and tribal celebrations are all advantages of:
As a result of the Dawes Act of 1887, American Indians:
lost most of their land
All of the following were methods of coercive acculturation of American Indians except:
In American Indians tribes, women:
often occupied important economic and political roles
Mary Crow Dog's essay describes the coercive acculturation of American Indian children via the education system. It parallels a similar education system in which country?
The "Trail of Broken Treaties" was a protest march to:
In general, incomes for urban Indians are ______ to those for African Americans and ______ those for whites.
American Indians have been more successful than which group in preserving their culture?
One way coercive acculturation was "achieved" was by sending American Indian children to boarding schools. Within these schools, tribal languages, dress, and religion were forbidden and American Indian culture was generally disparaged. Which theory or hypothesis would most likely have predicted this?
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