CH 12 & 13 Quiz Review

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There are at least 1.3 million Asian Americans in
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California.
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Asian Americans include all of the following groups EXCEPT
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Puerto Ricans.
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In 2010 Pacific Islanders numbered around
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14 million.
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When a group experiences prejudice and discrimination, yet seems to have succeeded economically, socially, and educationally without resorting to political or violent confrontations with Whites, they are said to be a
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model minority.
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In 2004, _______ of Asian Americans over age 25 held bachelor’s degrees compared to 29.7% of Whites.
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48.2%
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The first person murdered in a racially motivated attack following the events of 9/11 was of __________ ancestry.
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Asian Indian
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The media fuel prejudice against Asian Americans with
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all of these
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Chinese Americans have not been active in politics because
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the careers the best students pursue tend to be in business and science.
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Through most of the 1980s, Asian Indian immigrants
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tended to be urban, educated, and English speaking.
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The first Filipino immigrants were mostly
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agricultural workers.
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Given their relatively long tradition of immigration, it is surprising that Filipino Americans have no significant
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social organization representing the general Filipino population.
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Portraying the problems of racial and ethnic minorities as their fault rather than recognizing society’s responsibilities is referred to as
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blaming the victim.
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The lack of significant Filipino social organization is due to
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time consuming obligations to the family and the church.
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What is meant by the Filipino concept sa pamilya?
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devotion to family
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The term boat people was used to describe a stage of immigration from
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Vietnam.
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The Korean-American immigrants who accompanied their parents to the United States when they were young are called the
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ilchomose.
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The third wave of Korean immigration, post 1965, brought with it largely
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skilled professionals.
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Rotating credit associations among Korean Americans built on trust and friendship are called
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kyes.
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Among Korean Americans, the most visible social organization holding the group together is
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the church.
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Korean ethnic churches in Chicago and Los Angeles are the fastest-growing segment of
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Presbyterians.
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Hawaii was initially populated by
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Polynesians.
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Native Hawaiians’ term for Caucasians is
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Haoles
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Hawaiians have experienced
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none of the above
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Which of the following is true about Native Hawaiians?
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They view the U.S. occupation as the beginning of their cultural and economic downfall.Their numbers have been reduced to well below 10,000. They tend to be very poor.
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Following the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, Chinese became eligible to immigrate again in
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1943.
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Diversity within the Chinese American group is found in
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region of origin. nationality. language.
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Tongs are Chinese
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secret societies.
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Women in Chinatown
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often work in garment industry sweatshops.
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Chinatowns today
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serve as an identity source for younger people. are a symbolic focus for Chinese Americans. represent cultural decompression chambers for new arrivals.
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Acculturation of Chinese Americans in family life is evidenced by
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children questioning the authority of parents.
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The public reason given for the placement of Japanese Americans in evacuation camps was
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to prevent potential sabotage.
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Order 9066, which resulted in the forced confinement of Japanese Americans in evacuation camps, involved which of the following?
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NONE
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In 1995 dollars, the economic damages sustained by Japanese American evacuees, excluding personal income, would be
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more than 3.7 billion dollars.
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In 1944, after hearing Endo v. U.S., the Supreme Court ruled the detainment of Japanese Americans
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unconstitutional.
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In terms of property losses experienced by Japanese Americans because of the evacuation, the federal government
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eventually agreed to give surviving refugees $20,000 each, tax-free.
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In 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed legislation entitled the Civil Liberties Act, in which the U.S. authorized reparations for
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Japanese Americans.
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When Japanese Americans received compensation for their time in the internment camps, the check was accompanied by
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a letter of apology from President George H.W. Bush.
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Compared to Whites, Japanese Americans as a group have
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higher wages and more education.
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Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans believe that prejudice and racism in the U.S. have
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decreased.
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Approximately what proportion of Chinese Americans under 24 marry someone who is not Chinese?
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one-fourth
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The Chinese phrase Zhancao zhugen, meaning \”to eliminate the weeds, one must pull out their roots,\” refers to
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assimilation.

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