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Ethnic Studies (2) 76-146

Ethnic Studies-Peoples of La Raza-Study Guide


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As mentioned in the Legacy of Exile, by 1870_____________was a boomtown and a leading center for cigar making in the U.S.
Key West
As pointed out by Professor Feurtado (12/2/08), ___________was never president of Panama.
Manuel Noriega
_____________is considered a hero in Panama because he signed the treaty that gave control of the Panama Canal to Panama, according to Professor Feurtado (12/2/08)
Omar Torrijos
________________has the largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the U.S. (Rodriguez).
New York
As pointed out in Rodriguez's book, Puerto Ricans are at the center of U.S. efforts to "_____________" the Caribbean.
Which of the following makes the Puerto Rican experience different from other Hispanic groups, as pointed out in the book Puerto Ricans?
Only colonial group to arrive en masse and are the first racially heterogeneous group to migrate to the U.S. on a large scale
As pointed out in the book Puerto Ricans, which of the following reasons are given for the low educational attainment of Hispanic children.
Lack of money, poor job opportunities, bad data, and low expectation levels
Puerto Ricans are effectively______________in the public view, according to Rodriguez's book.
Whatever image most Americans have of Cuban Americans is probably constituted more than anything else, by which of the following traits (Legacy of Exile)?
Staunch anti-Castroism, Militancy, Conservatism, and affiliation with the Republican Party
Among Cubans, as pointed out in the Legacy of Exile, there is a virtual absence of_________, a cultural value that has been traditionally widespread in other Latin American countries.
Since__________, all Puerto Ricans have been born in the U.S.A. (Rodriguez), for that was the year the United States invaded Puerto Rico as part of its war with_____________.
Which of the following groups was the first colonial group to arrive on the U.S. mainland en masse, according to Clara Rodriguez?
Puerto Ricans
As pointed out in the Legacy of Exile, ______________was Cuba's first dictator who left Cuba for the U.S. arriving in 1933.
Gerardo Machado
According to the assigned book, in Puerto Rico racial categories are based on which of the following attributes?
Color, Class, Facial features, and texture of hair
The phase of migration that occurred between the years 1946-1964 was known as the_____________, because the largest numbers of Puerto Ricans arrived on the mainland U.S.
Great Migration
As mentioned in Rodriguez's book, New York's claim to be the___________capital of the world rested upon Puerto Rican shoulders.
As pointed out in the Legacy of Exile, the exile ethos of the homeland waiting to be reclaimed runs like a leitmotif through the history of the Cuban presence in the U.S. starting with______________.
Father Felix Varela
The correlates of modernity and secularism have served the Cubans well in their economic adjustment to the U.S., however they have also contributed to a high incidence of_________.
Marital Instability
____, according to Professor Cody Bremner's presentation , is the largest country in South America
The largest Puerto Rican community in New York City is_______________ (Rodriguez).
South Bronx
According to the book Puerto Ricans, one of the largest and most economically disadvantaged segments of the Hispanic population are the_________.
Puerto Ricans
Clara Rodriguez's theoretical framework for her book Puerto Ricans: Born in the U.S.A. is________________.
World Systems theory
Professor D'Silva pointed out in his lecture (12/2/08), that ___________was/were the first Chicano rock group to reach number one on the record charts with their hit____________
the Champs/Tequila
U.S. companies have greatly valued Puerto Rican workers for which of the following reasons?
They are U.S. citizens, have agricultural skills, accept lower wages, and lower wages mean higher profits for companies
When he first arrived in Brazil Professor Bremner had difficulty adjusting. Among other things, he had difficulty communicating, had a problem with the way motorcyclist weaved through traffic, thought it was strange that soda pop came in bags, and was bothered by lizards on the walls. In anthropology this would be known as______________.
Culture Shock
Which of the following, according to Rodriguez's book, destroyed major Puerto Rican communities and consequently disrupted community and family ties?
Urban decay, urban renewal, gentrification
The Legacy of Exile states that the___________wave of Cuban immigration included for the first time a sizable population from Cuba's lower socioeconomic sectors and its non-white population.
Which of the following methods was not used by Clara Rodriquez to gather data for her book?
the administration of a survey questionnaire
As reported by Rodriguez, it was the diversity of color and mix that led to the depiction of the Puerto Ricans as a "_________people."
As pointed out in the book Puerto Ricans, the bulk of Puerto Rican migration to the mainland occurred in which of the following decades?
1950's and 1960's
At the close of the 20th century, the U.S. Bureau of the Census estimated that there were about______million persons of Cuban "origin or descent" living in the U.S. (Legacy of Exile)
____________migration was the only major migration to the U.S. from a U.S. territory (Rodriguez).
Puerto Rican
As pointed out in Professor D'Silva's presentation (12/2/08), Richie Valen's crossover hit_____________was seen as one of the 20th Century's greatest songs.
La Bamba
The first Chicano/Latino platinum record (selling over 1 million copies) was______________, according to Professor D'Silva (12/2/08).
Pachuco Boogie by Don Tosti
_________________hold the dubious dinstinction of being among the most researched and least understood people in the U.S., if not the world (Rodriguez).
Puerto Ricans
According to Puerto Ricans: Born in the U.S.A., __________has the largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in New York City.
South Bronx
Whereas the___________keep Spain and its culture at arm's length, reflecting an awareness of its history as a ruthless colonizer of Native Americans, Cubans explicitly recognize and embrace the Spanish legacy in their culture (Legacy of Exile).
Puerto Rico was taken by the U.S. from Spain in 1898 along with _____________, however this territory was eventually given its independence.
the Philipines
According to Professor Feurtado's lecture (12/2/08), most Panamanian officials are guilty of__________________.
According to Rodriguez, Puerto Ricans in New York are the "_____________of American groups."
As pointed out by Professor Feurtado (12/2/08), Panama was once a part of_______________.
In his lecture Professor Cody Bremner pointed out the daily staples of the Brazilian diet are
Rice and Beans
According to Rodriguez's book, the first group of Puerto Ricans to migrate to the U.S. after the Spanish American War ended in 1898 went to___________.
New York
As pointed out in the Rodriguez's book, in the 1950s and 1960s the economic sector that declined the most was__________, the area in which most Puerto Ricans were employed.
As stated by Professor's Hevrin and Tackett in their powerpoint presentation, besides Mike Ditka, ____, is the only person to win a Super Bowl as a player, assistant coach, and head coach
Tom Flores
_____________, according to the Legacy of Exile, is the only U.S. City where Hispanic immigrants have managed to create a successful and self-sustained ethnic economy.
About 30% of the__________-born in the U.S. are over 65 years of age and the population is aging rapidly (Legacy of Exile).
According to the book the Legacy of Exile, three of every five Cuban Americans live in the greater_____________area.
The__________, a provision of the Cuban Constitution of 1901, gave the United States the right to intervene in Cuba to maintain a stable government that would protect life, property, and individual liberty (Legacy of Exile).
Platt Amendment
According to Rodriguez's book, Puerto Ricans are concentrated in the most vulnerable areas of New York's economy;___________and__________.
Durable goods/the garment industry
The largest concentration of Puerto Ricans is found in which U.S. city?
New York City
In the 1950s and 1960s New York moved from a manufacturing to a service-based economy. This caused fundamental changes that had a great impact on the Puerto Rican community. Which of the following were changes that impacted the Puerto Rican workforce?
Significant declines in manufacturing, technological changes, the relocation of factories, and blue-collar structural unemployment
___________, according to Rodriguez's book, has suffered such extensive devastation that its name has become synonymous with urban blight.
South Bronx
As pointed out by Professor Cody Bremner, the region that became the country of Brazil was claimed by Pedro Alvares Cabral in April, 1500 for
According to Rodriguez's book, as citizens of the U.S. those residents of the island of Puerto Rico are allowed which of the following privileges?
Fighting in U.S. wars
According to the Legacy of Exile, in colonial times, all principal Spanish trade routes in the Circum Caribbean led to and from Cuba's capital__________.
In his lecture Professor Feurtado (12/2/08) mentioned that Panama gained control of the Canal in__________.
As pointed out in the Legacy of Exile, in music, food, art, and language, the culture of Cubans is the U.S. carries the marks of the_________legacy.
As the Legacy of Exile points out,________________is regarded as the intellectual architect of the modern Cuban nation.
Jose Marti
One of the earliest and most valiant battles of New York's Puerto Rican community was its struggle against__________. (Rodriguez)
The label given to the phenomenon of some Puerto Rican respondents tending to see themselves as darker than they are seen by others.
Browning tendency
According to the assigned readings, the__________population of the U.S. is older and with proportionately more females than most immigrant groups.
The Puerto Rican experience has much to teach us about which of the following reasons certain groups remain so far removed from the American dream (Rodriguez)?
Political, economic, and cultural
According to the book Puerto Ricans, the basis for racial distinctions in the U.S. is_____________.
A distinguishing characteristic of the Puerto Ricans is that they are the first____________________group to migrate to the U.S. on a large scale (Rodriguez).
Racially heterogenous
Puerto Rico is the anchor of the Caribbean Basin Initiative and the______________for the U.S. in Latin American (Rodriguez).
Main market
The Legacy of Exile, deals with one of the most visible and political of all U.S. immigrant groups--the___________.
A recurrent them in the literature describing the Puerto Rican experience in the U.S., and a fact of life for all Puerto Ricans, is the dilemma of being treated________instead of_________.
The birthplace of Carlos Santana, as mentioned in Professor D'Silva presentation (12/2/08), is________________.
Jalisco, Mexico.
As discussed in Rodriguez's book, the degree of residential mobility and housing decline experienced by Puerto Ricans appears to have been greater than for others in New York. Which of the following are reasons for this?
Urban renewal
As pointed out in Rodriguez's book, the imposition of U.S. race order has meant the division of Puerto Ricans and other Latinos into Whites and non-Whites and has lead to____________among them.
Cognitive dissonance

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