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Sociology test 3 pt 2 (maddie)

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 ________.
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?