MTTC History: Ethnicity & Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does the U.S. Census Bureau project the country's racial makeup will look like by 2042, if current trends continue?

Question 2 2. What do we call the belief that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is TRUE about the effect of social subordination on minority groups in the U.S.?

Question 4 4. What do we call a state whose boundaries match the territory traditionally held by an ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality?

Question 5 5. What event is most closely linked to the term ethnic cleansing gaining broad usage?

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Question 6 6. Why do nationalities depend on the existence of particular countries?

Question 7 7. Why is ethnic cleansing practiced?

Question 8 8. How do ethnic competition and ethnic domination differ?

Question 9 9. The attempt to eliminate members of an unwanted ethnic group within an area is referred to as _____.

Question 10 10. What do we call as a force or attitude that unifies the people of a state?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following refers to a shared cultural tradition and heritage?

Question 12 12. In contrast to most wars, what can happen during the process of systematic ethnic cleansing?

Question 13 13. What is defined as shared cultural practices and perspectives that set a people group apart from others?

Question 14 14. What is the systematic killing of a specific group, especially those of a particular ethnic group?

Question 15 15. How does ethnic division play out in many large American cities, like New York City?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following would NOT be considered an example of ethnic cleansing?

Question 17 17. Minority groups are characterized by _____.

Question 18 18. In Chile, about half of the population is of European descent, while much of the remaining half is mixed. This is an example of a _____.

Question 19 19. A basic distinction between 'race' and 'ethnicity' is that race is based on _____, whereas ethnicity is defined by _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following socially-constructed categories is considered an ethnicity?

MTTC History: Ethnicity & Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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