Myers, Chap. 10_Study Guide

Myers, Chap. 10_Study Guide - Myers Chap 10 Italian...

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Myers, Chap. 10, Italian Americans MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) About ________ % of U.S. population today has Italian roots. A) 5 B) 1 C) 20 D) 10 Page Ref: 292 2) Gambino (1974) claimed that Italian Americans A) are well educated about their background B) are among the most ethnically aware of all immigrant groups. C) are confused about their background. D) are indifferent about their background. Page Ref: 292 3) One very real difference between Italian and Irish immigrants was the Italian emphasis on A) work. B) family. C) money. D) religion. Page Ref: 294 4) The two highest decades for numbers of Italian immigrants to the U.S. were the A) 1860s and 1870s. B) 1980s and 1990s. C) 1910s and 1920s. D) 1950s and 1960s. Page Ref: 295 5) All of the following were reasons for Italian immigration to the U.S. EXCEPT A) joining family members who had previously migrated. B) escaping the population explosion in Europe. C) seeing the move as only temporarily and planning to return home. D) religious persecution. Page Ref: 296 6) Southern Italian peasant farmers who left Italy because of food scarcity and natural disasters were called the A) Stranieri. B) Dagos.
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