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Question 1

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According to the group threat theory, _____.

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prejudice arises from competition over jobs and other resources and from disagreement over
various political issues

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prejudice arises from competition over jobs and other resources and from disagreement over
various political issues

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During the era of "_____" racism in the South, several thousand African Americans were lynched.
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Jim Crow

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Jim Crow

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A(n) _____ is a subsection of a population with a set of shared social, cultural, and historical experiences; with
relatively distinctive beliefs, values, and behaviors; and with some sense of identity of belonging to the
subgroup.
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ethnic group

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ethnic group

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There is evidence of banks rejecting mortgage applications for people of color who wish to live in supposedly
"high-risk" neighborhoods, and of insurance companies denying homeowners insurance or else charging higher
rates for homes in these same neighborhoods. Practices like these that discriminate against houses in certain
neighborhoods are called _____.
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redlining

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redlining

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"Improvement associations" in white neighborhoods and real estate agencies worked together to implement
_____ among property owners that stipulated they would not sell or rent their properties to African Americans.
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restrictive covenants

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restrictive covenants

Question 6

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Ethnic _____ is the sense of self-worth that many people derive from their ethnic backgrounds.

Question 7

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pride

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pride

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_____ personalities are said to develop in childhood from harsh parental discipline, and are linked to racial and

ethnic prejudice.

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Authoritarian

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Authoritarian

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_____ refers to the preferential treatment of minorities and women in employment and education.
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Affirmative action

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Affirmative action

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"_____" is a type of racial prejudice and refers to the feelings about interacting with members of other races and
ethnicities.
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Social distance

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Social distance

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According to Elijah Anderson, a(n) "_____" exists among African Americans in urban areas that contributes to
high levels of violent behavior. But he emphasized that this type of culture stems from other difficulties these
citizens face in their daily lives and helps them deal with these difficulties.
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oppositional culture

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oppositional culture

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_____ is a set of negative attitudes, beliefs, and judgments about whole categories of people, and about
individual members of those categories, because of their perceived race and/or ethnicity.
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Prejudice

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Prejudice

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_____ is the shared social, cultural, and historical experiences, stemming from common national or regional
backgrounds, that make subgroups of a population different from one another.
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Ethnicity

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Ethnicity

Question 13

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Symbolic racism involves _____.
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a belief that African Americans' poverty is due to their cultural inferiority

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a belief that African Americans' poverty is due to their cultural inferiority

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_____ is/are simplified, mistaken generalizations about people because of their race and/or ethnicity.
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Stereotypes

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Stereotypes

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In this view, people who are prejudiced are merely conforming to the culture in which they grow up, and
prejudice is the result of socialization from parents, peers, the news media, and other various aspects of their
culture.
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Social learning theory

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Social learning theory