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Ch 7 Ethnicity terms

The key terms for Chapter 7 Ethnicity

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Define and Give the Part of speech: Apartheid Noun-A system of segregation between whites and blacks in South Africa that was abolished in 1992 officially; It is also used to describe segregation of any peoples by race, caste,social status etc.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Balkanization Noun- The act of dividing a country, region, or territory into small, powerless, states.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Balkanized Verb- To divide a country, region, or territory into small, powerless, states.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Blockbusting Noun-When real estate agents convince white homeowners living near a black area to sell their homes at low prices, hoping that black families would move into the area, and cause property values to decline.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Centripetal Force Noun-The force, acting upon a body moving along a curved path, that is directed toward the center of curvature of the path and constrains the body to the path.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Ethnicity Noun-relating to or characteristic of a human group having racial, religious, linguistic, and certain other traits in common
Define and Give the Part of speech: Ethnic Cleansing Noun-The elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a society as by genocide or forced emigration.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Multi-Ethnic State Noun- A state that contains more than one ethnicity.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Nationalism Noun-Loyalty and devotion to a nationality.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Nationality Noun-The status of belonging to a particular nation, whether by birth of naturalization.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Nation-State Noun-a sovereign state inhabited by a relatively homogeneous group of people who share a feeling of common nationality.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Race Noun- Identity with a group of people who share a biological ancestor.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Racism Noun-The doctrine that a certain human race is superior to any or all others.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Racist Noun-One who believes in racism
Define and Give the Part of speech: Self-Determination Noun-Freedom to live as one chooses, or to act or decide without consulting another or others.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Sharecropper Noun- A person who works fields rented from a landowner and pays the rent by turning over to the landowner a share of the crops.
Define and Give the Part of speech: Triangular Slave Trade Noun-An efficient triangular trading pattern where ships leave Europe to Africa, Trade goods for slaves, Then send slaves to the Caribbean islands,Ships then carry sugar and molasses back to Europe. Ships sometimes also sent stuff to N and S America later
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