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Ethnicity is important because
it is a bulwark for diversity in the face of the globalization of culture.
The concept that nationalities have the right to govern themselves is known as the right of
Denmark is a good example of a nation-state because
nearly all Danes speak Danish and live in Denmark.
Which of the following is not a strong centripetal force in the United States?
the many ethnic groups living in the United States
South Africa is the only state in southern Africa that
first elected a Black as president during the 1990s.
After World War II ended, millions of people were forced to migrate because of
changes in the boundaries of states.
Large-scale migration occurred in South Asia after 1947 primarily because of the
separation of religious groups.
The largest Hispanic/Latino groups in the United States are from which two countries?
Puerto Rico and Mexico
Native Americans and Alaska Natives make up what percentage of the total United States population?
Ethnic identity for descendants of European immigrants is primarily preserved through
religion and food.
Which is the most dramatic change in the geographic distribution of African Americans in the United States?
relocation to northern cities
The Lebanese civil war resulted when the country broke down because of
changes in the majority between religious groups.
As Sudan's religion-based civil war was winding down, an ethnic war erupted in the region of
Why is Slovenia a good example of a nation-state that was carved from the former Yugoslavia?
most of the residents of Slovenia are Slovenes
What concept united Eritrea's nine major ethnic groups after gaining independence from Ethiopia?
Within a country, clustering of ethnicities can occur at two scales. What are the two scales?
region and neighborhood
Israel captured four territories during the Six Day War of 1967. The only one of these territories returned to the country from which it was captured is the
The U.S. Civil War was fought to keep eight pro-slavery Southern states from seceding from the Union.
Asian, White, Black, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander are all terms of self-identification.
Detroit subsidized African American immigration from the South which alleviated tensions and maintained the ethnic mix.
The Balkan states broke down because of ethnic conflict, which might end in peace through the tragedy of ethnic cleansing.
17 million people forced to migrate in South Asia in the late 1940s because of the partition of India and Pakistan on the basis of religious conflict.
Russia fought to prevent Chechnya from gaining independence because Russia feared other ethnicities would also attempt independence and they didn't want to lose large deposits of oil.
Cultural self-identification in the United States includes ethnicity, race, religion, and religion.
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