Quiz24 - lax border policies on the southern border A True...

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Understanding Societies, Spring 2009 QUIZ #24 April 21, 2009 1. The percentage of the U.S. population that is foreign-born is higher now than it was a century ago (the early 1900’s). A True B False – The number of foreign-born residents today is at an all-time high, but the current percentage of foreign-born is lower than it was in the early 1900s. 2. It takes recent immigrants and their offspring _______ to adopt English than previous waves. A less time B more time C similar amounts of time 3. The number of illegal immigrants from Central America is exacerbated by Mexico’s
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Unformatted text preview: lax border policies on the southern border. A True B False – Mexico’s Southern Plan seals the southern border due to the country’s commitment to cutting off the flow of foreigners who use Mexico as a gateway to the U.S. 4. What is most responsible for the number of people fleeing coffee growing countries to head north? A the poor working conditions B the low price of coffee C the government induced production quotas D the wealth available in the United States 5. According to Hochschild, ________ is our most precious resource. A care B coffee C gold D freedom...
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