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Changing American Families

Social Work / Family Therapy / Human Services

Quiz 3 :

A History of Usfamilies With a Focus on African Americans

Quiz 3 :

A History of Usfamilies With a Focus on African Americans

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Prior to the Civil War what proportion of African Americans were slaves?
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During slavery,slaves were viewed as property by the legal system.They had no legal rights
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Which of the following groups constitutes the largest non-white racial ethnic group in the United States?
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What proportion of African Americans were free during the slavery era?
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According to 2007 Census data,African Americans comprise about 12.3% of the U.S.population.Which of the following statements is true?
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Scholars disagree about the extended family system found among African American slaves.While some agree with Angela Davis that it was a functional adaptation to the disruptions of slavery,other contend that
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During the historical period of slavery,approximately _____ percent of Southern whites owned one or more slaves.
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Third Wave feminism focuses on
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Historians have debated whether President Thomas Jefferson had sexual relations with one of his slaves,Sally Hemings,and produced slave children by her.Textbook author Judy Aulette concluded that
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The ritual of "jumping the broom" refers to ...
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An "abroadwife" was the name given to ...
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In comparing the Euro-American (white)middle-class women and the African-American slave women in the nineteenth century,Aulette concludes that the assignment of family work including cooking,child care,cleaning,etc
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According to the Aulette textbook,the history of the African Americans can be traced through four historical periods including all of the following EXCEPT:
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Lacking the large,lucrative cotton plantations of the Deep South,slave owners in the border states developed an industry of using slaves for
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After laws were passed in 1807 making the importation of slaves illegal,
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What were the two most common reasons that prompted slaves to run away?
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The ancestors of many African Americans came from West African societies.All of the following describe the families in these societies EXCEPT:
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The work of African American scholar Angela Davis indicates that the dominant family organization among slaves was
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To reduce the number of runaway slaves and slave rebellions,South Carolina passed a law requiring plantation owners to
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Which of the following is true regarding the legal relationship between slave parents and their children?
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