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Exam 1 for sociology
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In the comedy skit "race draft" shown in class Tiger woods is recruited by
the black team
A person refuses to rent an apartment to a person of a different racial or ethnic group. This is an example of ________.
According to Lenski, inequality in a postindustrial society centers on control of ________.
According to Lenski, inequality in an agricultural society centers on control of ________.
land and labor
According to Marx, the means of production in an agricultural society would include ________.
Gerhard Lenski is important because he linked the nature of inequality to the ________ of a society.
level of development of a society
In opposition to Marx, Weber argued that there is/are ________ dimension(s) of inequality.
Laws on miscegenation refer to laws that . . .
Prevented members of different races from intermarrying
Marxism is a complex theory of history and social change in which ________ is a central concept of concern.
Max Weber thought that Marx's ideas about inequality were too ________.
The fastest growing group in the United States is ________.
Asian and Pacific Islanders
The most important source of inequality arises from a person's relationship to the means of production." This statement is most likely to be heard from a ________.
The population of the United States is currently . . .
Affected by long-standing, unresolved minority issues
Which of the following characteristics is NOT typical of minority group membership's ascribed status?
It can be altered through hard work and motivation
Which of the following is NOT an example of a cultural trait that may be associated with minority status?
Which of the following is NOT an example of affective prejudice?
Overgeneralization about a group
Which of the following is NOT one of the defining characteristics of a minority group?
Small group size
Which of the following social thinkers argued that the most important source of inequality in society was the system of economic production?
Which of the following would be classified primarily as an ethnic minority group?
One of the four figures most most commonly associated with the google search for "real American " presented in class was __________.
the _______________ metaphor sees assimilation as benign and egalitarian, a process that emphasizes sharing and inclusion.
Which of the following theories argues that status attainment is a direct result of educational levels, personal values and skills, and other individual characteristics and abilities?
Human capital theory
It is estimated that between 1899 and 1924, about 2.1 million Italians left the U.S. while almost ____ million arrived.
The concept of multiculturalism includes:
The idea of mutual respect for all groups and heritages
he single largest ancestry group in the United States is:
In the School House Rock video the flag waiving grandma is wearing a button that says _______.
What percentage of the millions of immigrants that came through Ellis Island were deported?
Nancy Foner argues that immigrants _________.
at the turn of the century were demonized and then romanticized.
__________________ hypothesis states that if three conditions are present in the contact situation, ethnic or racial stratification will result.
In the 1619 Project by the NYTimes is the American revolution is ____________.
was a counterrevolution, whose primary purpose was the protection of slavery against the danger posed by a British-led emancipation movement
_____________________ pluralism exists when a group has acculturated but not integrated.
According to the Noel hypothesis, if two groups came together and the contact situation featured ethnocentrism, competition between groups, and a differential in power, the result of the contact would be:
Some system of inequality between the groups
According to the text, ________________ distinction between immigrant and colonized minority groups is fundamental, a distinction so basic that it helps to clarify minority group situations centuries after the initial contact period.
Between 1492 and 1890, the population of American Indians in the continental U.S.:
in 1619 in the colony of Virginia produced tobacco which was farmed by ________.
Slavery did not exist yet in the colonies. Most laborers were indentured servants. see Takaki, p52
According to Takaki, Bacon's Rebellion was an interracial class revolt against the ruling white elite.
The first Africans to arrive in Virginia were "sold" by the Dutch to English settlers and were probably slaves.
he first plantation established by the English in 1606 was in ___________.
Slavery emerged in North America in the 1700's due to ___________.
Labor supply problem
The ________ Amendment to the Constitution, passed in 1870, stated that the right to vote cannot be denied on the grounds of "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
Assembly line jobs that transform various materials into finished automobiles are an example of jobs in the ________ sector.
Booker T. Washington could be considered an accommodationist.
The Rev. Owen Whitfield the _____________.
the Missouri Sharecroppers Strike
By the end of his life WEB Dubois had embraced
In the film Go'in to Chicago we see the impact of _______ on race in America.
A major factor in The Great Migration was ____________
One of the practices that real estate speculators used to racially transform neighborhoods by praying upon White's anxieties was ________.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 required that the same standards be used to register all citizens in federal, state, and local elections.
According to the text, the weight of the growing black vote was first felt in the 1930s.
The Moynihan Report, which supports the culture of poverty theory, could be considered by critics as an example of blaming the victim.
The culture of poverty theory proves that the issue of urban poverty is due to female-headed families with "bad" or inappropriate work values.
The manufacturing sector of the workplace has stopped growing, and the jobs available to minority groups in the service sector often pay low wages and offer low benefits, no security, and no links to increased opportunity.
The pluralistic themes of Black Power were a reaction to the failure of assimilation and integration of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Nation of Islam and other Black Power groups distinguished between racial separation and racial segregation, with the former supporting empowerment and the latter supporting domination.
The first Black (African-American) labor union was formed in ________.
A key figure who lead the organization of the porters union was _________.
A. Philip Randolph
A. Philip Randolf was an avowed _________.
One of the factors that facilitated the civil rights movement was _____________.
c. Economic prosperity of Blacks
d. All the above - correct
The Watts riots of 1965 ushered in a more ______ era of the civil rights movement.
_______ number of US Army troops were deployed in Los Angeles during the Watts rebellion
Malcolm X referred to Martin Luther king as a "modern day _____" in the clip shown in class.
The goals of the Civil Rights movement were most compatible with the concept of:
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