Unformatted text preview: Lesson 15: The Hmong [watch the film “Becoming American”] 1) The Hmong, traditionally as well as now in the United States, place great importance on their patrilineal clan system a) true b) false 2) The Hmong have historically had a relationship with the Chinese characterized by goodwill, reciprocal trade, and intermarriage. a) true b) false 3) As immigrants in the United States, Hmong people have shown themselves eager to assimilate. a) true b) false 4) In Hmong traditional life, neither premarital sex nor pregnancy before marriage had stigma attached to it. a) true b) false 5) The Hmong have lived in Southeast Asia for thousands of years. a) true b) false 6) Discuss 3 examples of the importance of balance and equilibrium for the Hmong. (7) Why do you think the title of this chapter (”Struggle and Perseverance”) is an appropriate one? Week Four Study Materials...
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- Spring '07
- New Netherland, fur trade, Ojibwa, Hmong traditional life