Causes of Racial Discrimination in America

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The beliefs that we have about our individual value and abilities are referred to as which of the following?

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1. Which one of the following best defines white superiority?

2. The belief that the group to which one belongs is better or more valuable than other groups is referred to as which of the following?

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Using the worksheet/quiz combo, you'll get to assess your knowledge of the causes of racial discrimination in America. The quiz will test your knowledge of different terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools can help check your knowledge of terms referring to:

  • Beliefs about an entire group of people
  • Pseudo-scientific theories related to racial minorities
  • When we see our group as superior to other groups
  • Beliefs that we have about our individual value and abilities

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the history-related lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the term referring to the beliefs that we have about our individual value and abilities
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the term that refers to seeing an entire group of people as acting the same way

Additional Learning

Learn more about these terms using the lesson, Causes of Racial Discrimination in America. You can cover these additional topics:

  • Meaning of racial discrimination
  • Root causes of racism in America
  • Social status
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