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Chpt 7 Ethnicity
vocab for 2/12/10 test
|Ethnicity is important because..
|it is a bulwark for diversity in the face of the globalization of culture.
|Elements of nationalism include all but..
|The concept that nationalities have the right to govern themselves is known as a right of
|Denmark is a good example of a nation-state because
|nearly all Danes speak Danish and live in Denmark
|Whcih of the following is NOT a strong centripetal force in the US?
|the many ehtnic groups living in the US
|Loyalty ad devotion to a state that represents a particular group's culture is..
|What was apartheid?
|the geographic seperation of races in SOuth Africa
|South AFrica is the only state in southern Africa that
|first elected a Black as a president during the 1990s.
|Balkanizaiton refers to ..
|the breakdown of a state due to conflicts among nationalities.
|The breakup of Yugoslavia during the 1990s was caused by..
|rivalries among nationalities.
|The most important centripetal forec in Yugoslavia before its breakup was the
|unit of currency.
|Most Africans shipped as slaves were sent to
|As part of the triangular slave trade system, ships bound for Europe carried..
|rum and molasses
|After WW 2 ended, millions of people were forced to migrate because of
|changes in the boundaries of states.
|ONe reason for forced migration in Ethiopia was the
|civil war with the Eriteans.
|Large-scale migration occured in South Asia after 1947 primarily becuase of the
|seperation of religious groups
|Which of the following is NOT an element of cultural diversity?
|The most numerous ethnicity in the US is
|which describes the distribution of ethnicities in the US
|all of the above
|African Americans are clustered in what area of the US?
|ASian Americans in what area of US?
|Latinos/hispanics in what ares of US?
|los angeles has what kind of ethnic distribution?
|The largest hispanic/latino groups in the US are from all but which country?
|The largest proportion of Asian Americans are fmor
|Native Americans and Alaska Natives make up for what percentage of total US population?
|Ethinc identity for decendants of European immigrants is primarily preserved through
|religion and food
|most dramatic change in the geographic distribution of African Americans in the US?
|relocation to northern states
|form 1910 to 1950, population density of African Americans in ghettos
|self-identification with a group sharing a biological ancestor
|does the US Census Bureau not consider a race?
|"seperate but equal" doctrine was legally established by
|plessy v. fergusson
|People who were restricted by covenants in deeds included all but
|White fight is..
|emmigrations of whites from an area Blacks were anticipated to move to.
|Neighborhood changes in ethnicityare best explained by the promoting of
|A nation of nationality is
|a group of people tied to a place through legal status and tradtition.
|In the US, which is shared by all Americans?
|NAtion-states in Europe were formed
|by drawing boundaries
|Conflict in Africa is widespread because of
|A and B
|TRaditionally the most important unit of African society was the
|The former soviet union used which as the primary centripetal device?
|Which describes the nationality of the United Kingdom
|Ethnicities in the same country come into conflict when
|they have traditions of self-rate.
|Sri Lanka has continuing ethnic conflict between
|SinHalese Buddhists and Tamil Hindus
|Conflict over territory in the Middle EAst is strongest for
|Until it was forced to withdraw its troops in 2005, most of Lebanon was controlled by
|The LEbanese civil war resulted when the country broke down because of
|changes in the majority between religious groups
|The process when a group forcibly removes another group is called
|As Sudan's religon-based civil war was winding down, an ethnic was erupted in the region of
|PEople were forced to migrate in SOuth Asia during the 1940's because of linguistic disputes
|NAtion states in Europe were formed by nationalities
|Israel is an ethnically homogenous country.
|Clustering of ethnicities is most pronounced at the neighborhood level in the US.
|Ethnic groups in the US are cooperative
|Slavery has occured around the world though it has been abolished in the Us
|The US Civil war was fought to keep eight pro-slavery Southern Stats fmor seceding form the Union.
|African American northward migration followed the major US highways
|The term ghetto indentifies only the African American neighborhood in the US.
|DEtroit subsidized African American immigration frm the South which alleviated tensions and maintained the ethnic ix
|NAtionalism is an important example of a centrifugal force.
|Denmark is a completely homogenous nation-state.
|Ethnicities can be transformed into nationalities.
|Countries in the Middle East with long tradtitions of nationality include all but
|Israel captured four territories during the 1967 Six-Day war. The onl t one of these territories returned to the country from which it was captured is the
|Asian Americans are ceoncentrated in what region of the USA?
|Within a country, clustering of ethnicities can occur at two scales. What are they?
|region and neighborhood
|Which race can LAtinos select on the census form?`
|Whch of these concepts or ideas is a good example of centripetal force?
|Why is Slovenis is a good example of a nation state that was carved form the former Yugoslavia?
|Most of the residents of SLovenia are Slovenes
|Which of these nations can be defined as a multinational state?
|What concept united Eritrea's nine major ethnic groups after gaining independence form Ethiopia?
|What are six major ethnic groups of Somalia called?