Myers, Chap. 8_Study Guide

Myers, Chap. 8_Study Guide - Myers Chapter 8 1 When Andrew...

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Myers, Chapter 8 1) When Andrew Greeley suggested a course of studies on Irish Americans, how did his University administrator respond? A) with prejudice--he said that everything worth knowing about the Irish was already known B) indifferently--he told Greeley that he was too busy to deal with this issue C) supportively--he helped arrange for a course in Irish-American social history. D) none of the above Page Ref: 234 2) When they first immigrated to the U.S., the Irish were often compared to Native Americans and African Americans because: A) they were English speakers. B) they had chosen to move to the U.S. C) they were considered nonwhite. D) all of the above Page Ref: 234-235 3) Back in Ireland, the Irish Catholics were A) minority group members. B) the ruling class. C) lawyers, soldiers, and landowners. D) equals to Protestants. Page Ref: 236 4) The ships that the Irish came over on in the mid-1800's were called: A) slavers. B) cruise ships. C) ghost ships. D) coffin ships. Page Ref: 237-238 5) During the 1800's, the Irish immigrants were stereotyped as A) wonderfully intelligent storytellers and musicians. B) dirty, undernourished and disease-ridden folks who arrived in hordes. C) clean, thrifty, and hard-working.
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