[AMH 2097] - Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (34 pages long!)

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MIDTERM EXAM
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definitions 8/29/2014 6:19:00 PM
1607 (usually start teaching history from this year): Jamestown, first
permanent colony established in America (but we’re starting before
Race: contested, many definitions, constantly evolving definitions
Historical def. were “scientific”
Roughly 1700’s-1900’s
Pseudo-scientific
Predominantly European
4 or 5 main “races” with smaller subgroups
o red, black, yellow (oriental), white, dark-white
pseudo-scientific def.: biology, genes, physical charect.
o Inherited and unchangeable
o Character and intellectual traits
o Define hierarchies based on race to justify many things
o Lead to ideological racism
o Remained popular into the 20th century
o In actuality not very scientific or objective
Modern def. of race: socially defined, not biological
o Fluid, not fixed
o Still based on physical features
o No connection to behavior or intelligence
o Race change over time and space
Race: modern vs. historic def.
o Important to know both
o
Ethnicity or ethnic group: like race, def. changes over time
Older def.: subgroups above
Modern def.: set apart sometimes by members in the group,
primarily on the bases of cultural or natural origin
Common ancestry, cultural heritage
Outward appearance not sole factor
Person can “change” their ethnicity
Ethnic groups themselves change
Social groups with: shared history, identity, geography, cultural
traits like food, language, music, religion and customs
Fluid definitions
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Nationality: being a citizen of a nation
Historically harder to define, now the easiest
Sometimes synonymous with ethnicity
Easiest to change
Not exclusionary
Examples of race, ethnicity, nationality:
White, English-American, united states
Black, Ghanaian, British
White, Scottish, British
Emigration: movement of people out of a country
Immigration: movement of people into a country
Reasons for migration:
Voluntary
Forced migration
Economic
Displaced persons (exiled, but capable of leaving by their own
decision)
Push and pull factors:
Push factors (leaving a country): war, disease, economic hardship,
lack of land, oppression, religious intolerance
Pull factors (coming to a country): peace, economic opportunities,
availability of land, jobs, religious freedom
Factors of immigrant success in America:
Money, location, numbers (gradual immigration or all at once…),
stereotypes, language
Assimilation: allowing markers of ancestors d=culture to fade away and
have the present culture dominate
Immigrants absorbed; conformity
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