Question 1. Question : (TCO 8) Back in 1900, it was common in the United States to consider people of these ancestries as “nonwhite.”
Irish, Italian, or Jewish
French, German, or Swiss
Dutch, French, or Swede
Austrian, Norse, or Prussian
a group that is set apart from others because of physical differences
socially constructed categories based on cultural traits a society defines as important
a group whose members have significantly less control over their own lives than the members of a dominant group
a collective that has reached very moral decisions about a way of life
all people from the same country
Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) The unequal treatment of various categories of people is known as
Question 4. Question : (TCO 5) The claim that defining members of some minority as inferior will make them inferior is one application of
social distance research.
the iron law of oligarchy.
the Thomas theorem.
authoritarian personality theory.
Question 5. Question : (TCO 8) The barrier that is invisible, but which prevents women from rising beyond middle-management positions, is referred to as
the “glass ceiling.”
the “closed top.”
the “ceiling of upper management.”
the “impermeable barrier.”
Question 8. Question : (TCO 8) Which type of feminism seeks to end patriarchy by eliminating the idea of gender itself?
Question 9. Question : (TCO 7) Comparing school performance, researchers have found that the most important cause of the achievement gap between rich and poor children is
differences in schools.
differences in home environments.
differences in personal ability.
differences in personal health.
differences in family composition.
Question 10. Question : (TCO 3) _____ and _____ theories explain that families perpetuate social inequality in U.S. society through inheritance of private property, encouraging patriarchy, and passing on racial and ethnic inequality.
Feminist; social conflic