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question Why was 1876 an important year for America? answer 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence question Who ran for President in 1876? What were their political parties? answer question 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? answer […]

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Chapter 17 Social Studies- Questions

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

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Unit 5 The Social Significance

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

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Soc 100 Chapter 1

question What is sociology, and what do we mean by \”making the familiar strange\”? answer -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 question What is the sociological imagination, and what does C. Wright Mills mean […]

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Pol 1 Social movements, civil liberties, civil rights

question which of these structural factors is necessary for the development of a social movement? answer 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 […]

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Sociology practice exam 1 – Flashcards with Answers

question 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? answer spurious relationship question Max Weber referred to the self-denying approach to life characterized by people living […]

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Final for Sociology

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

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Analyze the Social Movements Essay

question Social Movement answer :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 question Proactive Social Movement answer :a social movement […]

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

question Deviance answer Deviance: traits or behaviors that violate expected rules or norms Usually has a negative connotation in everyday society question Social Stigma answer 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 […]

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Social Studies Praxis 2 Elementary Content

question Physical Map answer 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. question Topographical Map answer Similar to a physical map in that it […]

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Sociology Exam One Chapter One

question Sociology answer 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 […]

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Sociology Ch1

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

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sociology final Persuasive Essay

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

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Sociology Chapter 1 review

question 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 ________. answer Sociological Perspective. question What element did C. Wright Mills attribute as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior? answer External influences. […]

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8th Grade Social Studies STAAR

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

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Sociology test 3

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

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Sociology 1-4

question 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 answer Social Perspective (imaginatin) question C. Wright Mills attributes ? as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior answer External Influence question According […]

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Soc ch 15

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

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Essay on sociology chapter 8

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

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Sociology Term 1-Social Change

question The process of spreading culture traits from one society to another. answer Diffusion question The process of adapting borrowed cultural traits. answer Reformulation question A system of beliefs or ideas that justifies the social, moral, religious, political, or economic interests held by a group or by society. answer Ideology question The tendency to view […]

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Flashcards About Sociology 101

question Increase in the 20th century answer quadrupled question For Chinese immigrants, one result of living in Chinatowns was _____. answer all of the above question low income nations highest causes of death answer poverty, him question demographic of U.S. women likely to enter labor force answer single with a child more likely to get […]

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