MASTER Final Exam Study Guide

MASTER Final Exam Study Guide - THE MASTER FINAL EXAM...

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THE MASTER FINAL EXAM STUDYGUIDE!!! Cultural Genocide mass murder of native Americans (kill the Indians save the man) Adopt the ways of white men or die; “save white cultural” Physical genocide=the act of killing people Physical Genocide Actual murder; treaties (treaties took precedents over state laws)federal agreements American Indian Treaties treaties took precedents over state laws Lonewolf v. Hitchcock Not a treaty; court case says gov’t gets complete control over Indians. Indian Termination (Acts) Cause of declining Indian population; ended recognition of federal Indian tribes American Indian depopulation Population got smaller, drastic decline- no going back up Black Reconstruction Which amendments relevant? 13, 14,15 assisted black reconstruction Nationalism Do not want to integrate and assimilate to white culture, want to be self determined, and want to create their own nation within the U.S. Plessy v. Ferguson “Separate but equal” policy . Segregation not a contributing factor to black reconstruction Great Compromise (Hayes-Tilden Election) BAD for reconstruction this is when lynchings happen Integrationism Bring people from different racial groups together Irish Immigration (push and pull factors) encouraged irish immigration: Potato famine Homestead act English colonialism in Ireland
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Homestead Act Encouraged irish immigration The Immigration Hiatus (break) a stop in immigration If less people are moving in better chance for assimilation (came after the great depression) Speeds up assimilation Structural mobility Moving up or down in sectors, Social structures: pools where you live, gov’t, jobs In reference to white ethnics; encouraged their assimilation: prompted eurpoeans into white assimilation (schools, housing et) because of their whiteness Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo ( 1848 ) annexed ca, nv, az, nm, co Before this not a lot of Mexican immigration “purchasing land” Mexican immigration Has not always been the highest priority of U.S. law makers Always dependent of U.S. economic and labor needs Bulk of Mexican immigration after 1970(doesn’t mean none before) Mexicans also settling in southeast not just CA Mexican Racial Identity The longer Mexican immigrants stay in the U.S. the less likely they are to identify as white on the US Census. Proximal Host Group Chinese and come to America prox. Host group asian Small latino group (guadalpean) goto mexican Push Pull Factor Push factor: war, political persecution Pull factor: American dream, jobs, family, freedom Middleastern diversity Not all arab or muslim, not all new to American scene Pan-Asian identity Fostered by the murder of Vincent Needed b/c of political motivation (easier) Has NOT led Asians to rekindle ties with their countries of origin b/c assimilating into pan-asian group (glazing over national differences)
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NOT evidence of people assimilating into white society Patterns of racial intermarriage More common in US; less common between blacks and whites; more common in CA
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course SOCI 142gm taught by Professor 10:00-11:50 during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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