Difficulties facing the idea of slavery reparations include MS A a majority of

Difficulties facing the idea of slavery reparations

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(14.1) 8. Difficulties facing the idea of slavery reparations include _______. (MS)A. a majority of the white population being descended from people who arrived to these shores after 1870 and, thus, with no ties to the U.S. slave-system.B. the question of descendants of blacks who lived freely in the North during the antebellum period.C. some free blacks themselves (and Native American Indians) owning slaves.D. the issue of racial mixing, that is, someone who is born to a white parent and a black parent.E. the fact U.S. slavery was linked to transnational networks, making it almost impossible to track and trace all involved. (Include this option)(14.1) 9. Along with the problem of slavery are other forms of oppression— economic and noneconomic—that blacks have experienced in America, both before and after 1865, including __________.A. Jim Crow laws in the southB. segregation in northern ghettosC. job and housing discrimination, and so on.D. all of the above.Page | 3
HIST 105/305, Roots of Contemporary Issues (RCI), © 2013 - RC WellerE. only one and two above.(14.1) 10. In differing degrees, profits from slavery benefit all participants in modern American society because slavery was an important institution on which this country’s wealth has, in part, been built. oppositional culture, possibly genetically inherited, that works to their own disadvantage, with the culture manifesting itself in increased consumer spending at the cost of savings rates, in an anti-intellectual attitude in school and, more generally, in an oppositional relationship tomainstream social institutions, including the financial sector.F(14.1) 11. If all black-white inequality today is directly attributable to the historical slavery experience, then the idea of slavery reparations would include a claim for ‘symbolic damages’ or ‘group pain and suffering’ in addition to back wages. as much as, if not more than, whites.Fworth that is more than ________ times that of its non-white counterpart.in net worth between whites and blacks, match the following:1. The view of some pundits (scholars) and manywhite Americans2. The overwhelming majority of evidence from studies and surveys1__ Believe that blacks perpetuate an oppositional culture, possibly genetically inherited, that works to their own disadvantage, with the culture manifesting itself in increased consumer spending at the cost of savings rates, in an anti-intellectual attitude in school and, more generally, in an oppositional relationship tomainstream social institutions, including the financial sector.2__ Show that black and white savings rates are indistinguishable, with blacks valuing education as much as, if not more than, whites.Page | 4
HIST 105/305, Roots of Contemporary Issues (RCI), © 2013 - RC Weller(14.1) 14. Based on various ways of approaching slavery reparations payments, match the following:1. Taking the broad view that all wealth inequality between blacks and whites today is directly or indirectly a result of slavery2. Preserving the analytic distinction between theearnings of the current generation and the legacy of injustice past, with calculations taking into account the benefits provided by affirmative action.

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