Test Answers on social science

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Why was 1876 an important year for America? 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence Who ran for President in 1876? What were their political parties? An \”irony\” is something you don’t expect, something that doesn’t seem to fit. What was the irony of history that occurred in 1876? What was the Compromise of 1877? […]

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Chapter 17 Social Studies- Questions

How is Fascism different than communism? I t favors working class culure and allows a mixed economy. How is Fascism similar to communism? They want to unify the country by discipline. How did Stalin change the government and the economy of the Soviet Union? Stalin abandoned Lenin’s NEP and took \”One Great Leap Foward\” to […]

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Unit 5 The Social Significance

Polytheism The belief in more than one god Examples of Sacred Myths Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism Primitive Myths explain the natural world Examples of Place and Object Myths Constellations, Fountain of Youth, and The Holy Grail Monotheism worship of a god who is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent Nuremberg Chronicle tells the history of the world […]

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Soc 100 Chapter 1

What is sociology, and what do we mean by \”making the familiar strange\”? -The study of human societies and its social structures and dynamics -Question norms and thinking critically about world around you. Question what seems normal but really isn’t What is the sociological imagination, and what does C. Wright Mills mean by the intersection […]

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Sociology practice exam 1

There is a high correlation between the number of Americans who pay income tax in the month of April and the number of swimsuits sold. Which of the following statements is the best description of this relationship? spurious relationship Max Weber referred to the self-denying approach to life characterized by people living frugal lives and […]

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Pol 1 Social movements, civil liberties, civil rights

which of these structural factors is necessary for the development of a social movement? Social Distress — Caused by economic, social, and technological change helped create the conditions for the rise of most of the major social movements in American history Resources of mobilization — the degree of support and tolerance must exist for the […]

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Social Science test 3

Is Communism and Socialism the same thing? Why or why not? They are alike in that both are systems of production for use based on public ownership of the means of production and centralized planning. Socialism grows directly out of capitalism; it is the first form of the new society. Communism is a further development […]

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Final for Sociology

The statement that \”culture is the complex whole\” was made by: Edward B. Tylor Which discipline defines itself as \”the systematic study of human society?\” sociology What is the term for the ways of thinking, ways of acting, and material objects that together form a people’s way of life? culture Standards by which people who […]

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Analyze the Social Movements Essay

Social Movement :a large group of people who are organized to promote or resist some social change -members hold strong ideas about what is wrong w/ the world & have to make it right [email protected] the heart of social movements lies a sense of injustice Proactive Social Movement :a social movement that promotes some social […]

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Sociology Exam 1: Chapters 1-4

Durkheim referred to patterns of behavior that characterize a social group as ________. A) a social profile B) stereotyping C) social integration D) social facts social facts What distinction did sociologist Frances Perkins hold in American history? A) She was the first woman president of the American Sociological Association. B) She won a Nobel Prize […]

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Sociology Unit 7 Deviance, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System

Deviance Deviance: traits or behaviors that violate expected rules or norms Usually has a negative connotation in everyday society Social Stigma Deviance can be a trait, belief, or behavior Accompanied by social stigma: a negative label that devalues a person and changes her or his self-concept and social identity Varies across and within societies Deviance […]

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Sociology Exam One Chapter One

Sociology The study of human groups and societies, giving particular emphasis to analysis of the industrialized world. It is one of a group of social sciences, which include anthropology, economics, political science, and human geography. The divisions between the various social sciences are not clear-cut, and all share a certain range of common interests, concepts, […]

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Social Studies Praxis 2 Elementary Content

Physical Map Shows the physical landscape features of a place. They generally show things like mountains, rivers and lakes and water is always shown with blue. Mountains and elevation changes are usually shown with different colors and shades to show relief. Topographical Map Similar to a physical map in that it shows different physical landscape […]

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Sociology Ch1

credited with being the father of sociology August Comte the use of sociological research to solve problems applied sociology the capitalists who own the means of production bourgeoisie standards by which people define what is desirable or undesirable, good or bad, beautiful or ugly values coined the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’ Herbert Spencer the […]

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sociology final Persuasive Essay

unstated standards of behavior or teachers expectations what do sociologists mean when they refer to hidden curriculum of school? economic, future preparation, and socialization functions besides learning skills and knowledge, schools serve three other major purposes. what are they? credentialism among the following , which plays a role in the sorting function of students into […]

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Sociology Chapter 1 review

The concept that describes opening a window into unfamiliar worlds that allows us to understand human behavior by placing it within its broader social context is called ________. Sociological Perspective. What element did C. Wright Mills attribute as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior? External influences. When sociologists’ group people […]

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Sociology test 3

Wealth inclusive term encompassing all a person’s material assets Income salaries and wages Stratification structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates unequal economic rewards and power in a society Social inequality Situation where members of society have different amounts of wealth, prestige, or power Ascribed status social position assigned to person by society […]

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8th Grade Social Studies STAAR

Jamestown 1607; first successful colony in North America Declaration of Independence 1776; document stating that the 13 colonies were a free and independent nation Constitutional Convention (Philidelphia Convention) 1787; gathering of state representatives to revise the Articles of Confederation Northwest Ordinance 1787; article that set up a government for the Northwest Territory, guaranteed basic rights […]

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Sociology 1-4

The concept that describes opeing a window into unfamiliar worlds taht allows us to understand human behavior by placing it within its broader social context is called Social Perspective (imaginatin) C. Wright Mills attributes ? as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior External Influence According to Max Weber, the Protestant […]

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Soc ch 15

currently about how many people are added to the world population each year 83 million by 2012 the world is home to about how many people 7 billion the study of human population demography the incidence of childbearing in a nations population fertility if a country has 400 million people and in a given year […]

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Essay on sociology chapter 8

____ a structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates unequal economic rewards and power in a society. Stratification salaries and wages Income a term encompassing all a person’s material assets, including land, stocks, and other types of property. wealth Look at the four general systems of stratification examined ——as ideal types useful for […]

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