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2009: Chapter 6 Race & Ethnicity

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MULTIPLE CHOICE.  Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1) What's the problem with the term Native American?
A) It doesn't reflect the Indians' names for themselves.
B) It originated from the perception of Whites.
C) It includes a diverse group under the same generic name.
D) all of these
2) By the mid-1960s one-fourth to one-third of the people in the Employment Assistance Program
A) were fully assimilated into the urban areas where they lived.
B) had successfully completed college and were in management-level positions.
C) had returned to their home reservation.
D) had abandoned their Indian identity and heritage.
3) The Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears are examples of
A) expulsion.    B) extermination.     C) genocide.    D) all of these 
4) The Alaska Native Settlement Act of 1971 was precipitated by
A) the Battle of Wounded Knee.    B) President Richard Nixon.
C) the discovery of oil reserves.    D) Canadian parliament.
5) Wounded Knee, South Dakota, was the scene of an 1890 massacre of more than 300 Sioux men, women, and children by 
A) white ranchers.    B) Iroquois Indians.     C) political radicals.    D) the United States Army.
6) In the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, in exchange for Sioux land, White settlers agreed
A) to establish job training programs for unemployed Sioux.
B) not to hunt or settle on the Great Sioux Reservation.
C) teach their children about Sioux culture.
D) to provide English lessons on the Great Sioux Reservation.
7) The Sioux Ghost Dance is an example of
A) genocide.    B) a millenarian movement.      C) relocation.    D) reorganization.
8) The Dawes Act or The General Allotment Act of 1887
A) permitted the American government to exercise total control over Indian affairs.
B) prohibited the American Indians from owning land.
C) visualized the Indian as an independent homesteader.
D) eliminated reservations in the eastern United States.
9) What is a kickout?
A) A Native American school dropout who leaves behind an unproductive academic environment.
B) An effect that appears when previously high scoring Native American children score below average in intelligence when tests are given in English.
C) A Native American student who is a juvenile delinquent.
D) Payments to casino operators.
SHORT ANSWER.  Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.
10) What is the term for tribal self-rule? 

MULTIPLE CHOICE.  Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
11) Those who participate in traditional Navajo ways of life
A) do worse in school.   B) are just as successful in school.
C) do not receive adequate healthcare.   D) are more successful in school. 
12) How can we draw on world systems theory to explain the exploitation of Native Americans by European invaders? 
A) Social structure is best understood in terms of conflict between competing groups.
B) The global economy can be seen as dividing between nations that control wealth and those that provide natural resources and labor. 
C) It emphasizes how parts of a society are structured to maintain its stability.
D) It suggests the mechanisms that allow languages and culture to be forgotten. 

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