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ethnicity

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In Rwanda, what two major tribes had conflict with eachother? Tutsi and Hutus
Where in the regional United States are most Latinos and/or Hispanics located? The Southwestern U.S.
Was migration from Africa forced or volunteered? forced; due to slavery
Which 3 continents where involved in the TRIANGULAR SLAVE TRADE? Africa, North America, and Europe
What is a Sharecropper? someone who works fields rented from a landowner and pays the rent by turning over to the landowner a share of the crops.
define Racisme? the belief that a race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and tha racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.
how often does the US do a Census? every 10 years
What were " Jim Crow " laws specified to enforce? They enforced the "seperated but equal" doctrine made on 1896 by the state of Louisiana.
The apartheid system was what? It was the physical seperation of different races into different geographic areas.
What is a Nationality? It is the identity with a group of people who share legal attachment and personal allegance to a particular country.
What is the concept that ethnicities have the right to gvern themselves is known as? Self-determination
What is a Nation-State? is a state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality.
Centripetal force does what? it is an attitude that tends to unify people and enhance the support for a state.
What 4 countries were envolved in the Ethnic Competition in the Horn of Africa? Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia
define balkanized?? a small geographic area that could not succesfully be organized into one or more stable states because it was inhabited by many ethnicities with complex, long-standing antagogisms towards each other.
define ethnic cleansing? the process in which a more powerful ehtnic group forcibly removes a less powerful one in order to create an ethnically homogeneous region
what is blockbusting? A process by which real estate agents convince white property owners to sell their houses at low prices because of fear that persons of color will soon move into the neighborhood.
Multi-National state is?? A state that contains 2 or more ethnic groups with tradition of self-determination that agree to coexsist peacefully by reorginizing each other as distinct nationalities.
A state that contains more than one ethnicity? a Multi-Ethnic state
What is one of the four official languages of Yugoslavia? Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, or Slovene
Who was the head-hancho which wanted to get rid of Kurds? Saddam Hussein and his army
into what nearby country did the Kurds immigrate in order to get away from ethnic cleansing? Turkey
Muslims from India moved to what 2 nearby countries? Pakistan and Bangladesh
Which region in the Southern Hemishpere has the most conflict between ethnic groups? Sub-Saharan Africa
Russia has how many nationalities? 39
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