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Question 1Group of answer choicesBiological views of race.Religious/puritanical views of race

The "Curse of Ham" story in the Bible was often cited to legitimize the enslavement of Africans. This is an example of what view of race in America?

Scientific views of race


Ethnic views of race


Nationalist views of race


What famous publication by Charles Darwin spurred on the notion that race was biologically inherent and could explain group social characteristics such as intelligence, temperament and sexuality?

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The Evolution of Barnacles in Early America


Monkeys, Humans, and Apes: An Evolutionary Tale


Creationism in Modern Science


The Origin of Species


The Negro American

 

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Question 3

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Scientists who consider the phenotypical characteristics of race (skin color, hair texture, etc.) as indicators of a group's social development or evolution view race as an indicator of...

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Natural or biological differences


Nationalistic differences


Ethnic or cultural differences.


Social class differences


Socially constructed differences

 

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Question 4

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The ethnicity paradigm was initially developed early in the 20th century because social scientists wanted to...

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Challenge biological and religious views of race and racism


Understand problems blacks faced living in the American South


Explain Korean immigration to the U.S.


Provide an empirically-driven approach to understanding race and gender in America.


Understand how nationalism impacts racism

 

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Question 5

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key difference between assimilationism and cultural pluralism is...

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Cultural pluralism suggests a melting pot of culture while assimilationism suggests that cultures will be accept other cultures as important contributors.


Assimilationism focuses on race as key to assimilation but cultural pluralism focuses on ethnicity


Cultural pluralism suggests groups can coexist and have unique cultural identities while assimilationism suggests groups must adopt the dominant cultural identity of a society


Cultural pluralism only explains non-white group incorporation while assimilationism considers explain any racial or ethnic group's incorporation into society.


Assimilationism suggests groups can coexist and have unique cultural identities while cultural pluralism suggests groups must adopt the dominant cultural identity of a society.

 

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Question 6

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All of the following are critiques of Robert Park's "race relations cycle" theory except that...

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His theory reduced all racial conflict to cultural terms.


His theory implied that white American culture was the norm of "successful" assimilation.


His theory downplayed the important roles of racial politics.


His theory focused too much on non-white disenfranchisement and struggles.


His theory moved social science away from biological and religious explanations of race

 

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Question 7

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Which of the following statements characterizes Omi and Winant's critique of the "immigrant analogy" to explain non-white group social failures?

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The "immigrant analogy" assumes that race, class, and gender has no effect on assimilation.


The "immigrant analogy" assumes that nationality has everything to do with successful assimilation.


The "immigrant analogy" assumes that physical differences of race (skin color) do not matter in successful assimilation


The "immigrant analogy" assumes that physical differences of race (skin color) do matter in successful assimilation


The "immigrant analogy" assumes that politics are key to explaining successful assimilation.

 

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Question 8

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What major historical events do Omi and Winant identify as significant in pushing social scientists to extend the immigrant analogy to explain non-white discrimination and oppression?

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The American Civil War and the Reconstruction Era


World War I and the 1920s.


The Civil Rights Movement and World War II


The Great Depression and Jim Crow Era


The Cold War and the election of Ronald Reagan

 

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Question 9

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All of the following are critiques made by Omi and Winant of the ethnicity paradigm except...

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It led to little to no racism in 21st century America


It ushered in the first challenges to the biological and religious views of race and racism in America


It became the dominant understanding of race and racism in social science


It reduced the notions of race and racism to culture.


It overuses the relative success of white immigrants assimilating into white America as the normative comparison for non-white groups

 

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Question 10

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Which historical period saw the ethnicity paradigm become a tool for the "neoconservative" approach to suggest the United States is "colorblind?"

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Late 1800s


Between 1900s to the 1940s.


1940s to the 1960s.


After the 1960s


During the great wave of European immigration at the beginning of the 20th century

 

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Question 11

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Some social scientists and politicians suggest that immigrant groups that fail to successfully assimilate do so because of their unwillingness to take on American norms and values. Omi and Winant title and critique this neoconservative view as...

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"Once is Not Enough."


"Bootstraps Model"


"They All Look Alike"


"Level Playing Field"


"Biological Determinism"

 

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Question 12

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Recent campaigns to use "English only" in public education and on state public signs have occurred in various states: California, Georgia, and North Carolina. These campaigns are an example of

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Continuing support of America being an inclusive, melting pot society


Continuing support of America being a multicultural, "salad bowl" society.


Continuing calls for immigrants to assimilate into American culture


Growing need for bilingual education.


The end of white supremacy in America.

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