Race and Ethnicity in the United States

Section Quiz

What makes Native Americans unique as a subordinate group in the United States?

  1. They are the only group that experienced expulsion.
  2. They are the only group that was segregated.
  3. They are the only group that was enslaved.
  4. They are the only group that did not come here as immigrants.

Hint:

D

Which subordinate group is often referred to as the “model minority?”

  1. African Americans
  2. Asian Americans
  3. White ethnic Americans
  4. Native Americans

Hint:

B

Which federal act or program was designed to allow more Hispanic American immigration, not block it?

  1. The Bracero Program
  2. Immigration Reform and Control Act
  3. Operation Wetback
  4. SB 1070

Hint:

A

Many Arab Americans face _______________, especially after 9/11.

  1. racism
  2. segregation
  3. Islamophobia
  4. prejudice

Hint:

C

Why did most white ethnic Americans come to the United States?

  1. For a better life
  2. To escape oppression
  3. Because they were forced out of their own countries
  4. a and b only

Hint:

D