soc 10,11,12 Essay

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A Hispanic student who does not look her teacher in the eye is very likely doing so because she __________.
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respects her teacher
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Blauner’s “internal-colonialism” refers to __________.
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the large number of African Americans trapped in ghettos
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__________ constitute the largest non-Hispanic immigrant population from the Caribbean.
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jamaica
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In Latin American countries, __________.
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social class, not race, is the primary basis for differential treatment.
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__________ has the highest percentage of Hispanic residents.
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Miami
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The Zoot Suit Riots of 1943 illustrate __________.
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dominant-group tolerance of violence against a minority
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What is the main “hot button” issue that that triggers nativists’ ire more than any other ethnic manifestation by Hispanics?
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Extensive use of the Spanish language `
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The term “second shift” refers to __________.
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working women also doing most household chores
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Jim Crow Laws __________.
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reflected southern states’ embracing the notion of separate but equal upheld in Plessy v. Ferguson
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Wilson maintains that denial of upward mobility to the black poor results from __________.
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social class barriers that limit life chances
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In terms of income, which group has benefited most from all the civil rights actions?
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Black middle class
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the black middle class
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still endures various forms of racism wrong
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Analysis of the age distribution of American blacks and whites shows __________.
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blacks have a larger percentage of young people
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The Bell Curve says the best explanation of wealth, status, poverty, and social pathologies is __________.
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intellegence
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La Raza Cosmica refers to __________.
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a common bond and great destiny for the Hispanic peoples
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The sanctuary movement that hid Salvadoran refugees from immigration officials involved __________.
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Catholic clergy and parishioners
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In fields of study in college today, we find__________.
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males significantly outnumbering females in engineering and physical sciences
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Which state was brought into the United States as a result of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo at the End of the Mexican-American War?
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cali
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Since the mid-1960s, the number of elected black officials has __________.
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increased dramatically
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Mexican Americans may be described as __________.
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diverse in values, socioeconomic status, and assimilation
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Asians tend to have __________than/as Hispanics
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less egalitarian sex roles wrong
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The greatest increase in working women has been among __________.
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married women with young children
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Today, many African Americans still lack __________.
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basic services and amenities
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Compared to Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans __________.
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have a lower proportion living in poverty
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Many changes occurred after the Industrial Revolution, including the fact that __________.
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there were decreases in infant-mortality and in family size
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The __________ had implications far beyond slavery as it produced a system which replicated social inferiority throughout generations.
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master-slave social system
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Most female technical and professional workers work as __________.
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speech-language pathologists
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In the early twentieth century, U.S. policy toward Puerto Rico was __________.
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an attempt at Americanization
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Men have the highest employment rate among __________.
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electricians
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What was the difference between other ethnic groups and African immigrants in the U.S. during the years of slavery?
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200 years of master-slave relations shaped values and attitudes about whites and blacks that still linger today.
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Congress gave women the right to vote in __________.
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1919
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Critics attack the Bell Curve for its __________.
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selective use of data wrong
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The gradual and pervasive change in the values of a people is known as __________.
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cultural drift
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In the Puerto Rican American communities, bodegas serve as __________.
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social gathering places
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Sexual bias in schools __________.
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continues to exists
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As a whole, the patterns for recent Hispanic immigrants can be said to be __________ those for other racial and ethnic groups.
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extremely similar to
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__________ is the field of study that has the largest number of female bachelor’s degree earners.
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health professions
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Native-born blacks __________.
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raised in the Northeast tend to differ in lifestyles and interaction patterns compared to those from the South
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African American women are more likely to benefit from the Feminist movement in __________.
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egalitarian marriage
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A Hispanic male’s felt responsibility to protect his family’s honor might be identified by which term?
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Machismo
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Changes in the U.S. economy affect Puerto Rico because __________.
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of its economic dependency on the United States
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Who is associated with the Brown Berets?
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David sanchez
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In the United States, machismo causes a culture class because it often involves __________.
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the belief in male dominance and female submissiveness
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Mexican Americans in Los Angeles and New Mexico compared to those living elsewhere, __________.
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show a greater degree of assimilation
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__________ have the lowest educational attainment.
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Hispanic males
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Minority women encounter prejudice and discrimination on what two fronts?
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race and gender wrong
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The term “mommy track” refers to the __________.
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choice working women make to put family ahead of career
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The growing number of female-headed households living in poverty has led to the creation of the concept of __________.
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feminization of poverty
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Immigration from Africa __________.
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has been significantly increasing in recent years
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In 1970, the total population of Latin America and the Caribbean was more than 285 million. What was the approximate population in 2012?
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599 million
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The principle of “separate but equal” was __________.
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upheld by the Supreme Court in 1896
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Many state labor laws__________.
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fail to protect women from economic exploitation
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The measurable impact of the massive civil rights legislation was its __________.
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provision of equal life opportunities for African Americans
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What percentage of blacks believe that major conflicts still exist between the races?
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53%
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Immigration from Haiti will likely __________.
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continue for a long time
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Compared to other Hispanic-American groups, Cubans have __________.
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a higher median family income
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The greatest number of South American immigrants came from __________.
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colombia
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Sexism is a term and concept has been a public concern since __________.
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the suffrage movement wrong WW2
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If you were concerned about the Hispanic dropout rate, you would do well to focus on __________.
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age at the time of entry into the United States
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__________ have the highest rate of female headed households.
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black families
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Currently, the two most common stereotypes that Mexican Americans have had to combat involve __________.
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belonging to youth gangs and being undocumented aliens
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As their length of time in the country grows, Mexican immigrants close the earning gap with __________ but not with non-Hispanic whites.
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us born mexican americans
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Hispanics are heavily underrepresented in __________.
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managerial positions
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Myrdal called the intensification of discrimination resulting from Jim Crow laws __________.
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B) cumulative causation
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When did sex inequality become marked by disparities in economic contributions?
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Industrial societies
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The 1960s sit-ins and freedom rides are examples of which minority response pattern?
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Defiance
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As male dominance continued over the generations, a sexist ideology evolved to justify the existing order as __________.
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natural
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“Repatriation” and “Operation Wetback” are examples of __________ efforts.
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expulsion
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Racism emerged as an ideology __________.
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sometime in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
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What happened in 1990 that led an 11-year-long exodus of Nicaraguan refugees to subside?
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The Sandinistra regime was voted out.
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The major criticism against using intelligence testing to compare the capabilities of races is __________.
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the presumption that genetic factors explain differences in scores
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Cuban cultural values emphasize __________.
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readily displaying kindness and generosity
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television
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continues to promote traditional sex stereotypes
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Dignidad refers to __________.
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reciprocal respect in human interaction
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What groups have low intermarriage rates with non-Hispanics?
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dominicans and puerto ricans
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Through the __________, the United States reserved the right to intervene in Cuba if necessary to protect U.S. interests.
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platt amendment
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African-born Americans tend to __________ than American-born African Americans.
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be better educated
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If educational levels are equal, it is true that __________.
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white women earn more than black women wrong
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The traditional gender roles within immigrant minority subgroups deflect recent advances in__________.
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sexual equality
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__________ have the highest educational attainment.
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asian males
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With regard to labor force participation by wives, we can say that __________.
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compared 30 years ago, more women with children under 18 participate in labor force
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Variances in the Hispanic experience in the United States are due to __________.
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the religions in which they settled

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