Week 6 Concept Test

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Multiple Choice Questions Please review Week 6 Readings. Mark your selected choice with an X: see question below as an example. Each correct answer earns 2 points for a total of 60 points. ee. Which of the following is NOT an example of racial profiling? a. Elmo Randolph, a black dentist, was stopped dozens of times by the police while driving to and from work. b. Arab American secret service agent, Walied Shater, was prevented from flying on American Airlines. c. High schools and colleges use Indians as mascots for sports teams. X d. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a black Harvard University professor, was arrested in his own home for disorderly conduct. Week 6: Chapter 4 Immigration 1. The most important force causing people to emigrate has been a. war. b. political repression. c. economic. X d. religion. 2. About __________ of the U.S. population today is foreign-born. a. 25% b. 12% X c. 40% d. 65% 3. Fear or hatred of strangers is a. stigmata. b. nativism. c. xenophobia. X d. abolitionism. 4. Beliefs and policies favoring native-born citizens over immigrants is called a. racism. b. ethnocentrism. c. nativism. X d. absolute deprivation. 5. The term nativism refers to a. viewing people’s behaviors from the perspective of their own culture. b. believing that the products, styles, or ideas of one’s society are inferior to those that originate elsewhere. c. tending to favor one’s own people over new arrivals. X d. bringing conflicting cultural elements together into a harmonious and cohesive whole. 6. The anti-Catholic feeling in the 19th century U.S. a. involved organized hostility. b. was brought with the early immigrants from Europe. c. made the Irish particularly unwelcome as immigrants. d.

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