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White Anglo-Saxon Protestant: Quiz

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Question 1: ________ whites in the U.S.
Social classMiddle classUpper classWorking class

Question 2: The class is still imagined to dominate America's prep schools and to older universities including those in the ________.
Rutgers UniversityHarvard UniversityIvy LeagueHarvard Crimson

Question 3: The term was popularized by sociologist and ________ professor E. Digby Baltzell in his 1964 book The Protestant Establishment: Aristocracy & Caste in America.
Rutgers UniversityCarnegie Mellon UniversityBrown UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania

Question 4: A popular example was the 1952 Senate election in Massachusetts between John F. Kennedy and ________, decisively split along sectarian lines.
Henry WilsonHenry Cabot Lodge, Jr.George H. W. BushWilliam M. Butler

Question 5: The original WASP establishment created and dominated the ________ and its significant institutions when the country's social structure took shape in the 17th century until the 20th century.
Affluence in the United StatesSocial class in the United StatesAmerican middle classHousehold income in the United States

Question 6:
White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, Bourgeoisie and Hipster (contemporary subculture) are all:
American people of Welsh descent Social groups American people of English descent American people of European descent

Question 7: Usage of the term WASP has grown in other English-speaking countries, such as Canada and ________, which were settled by members of similar ethnic groups.
JamaicaAustraliaUnited KingdomBarbados

Question 8: In Canada, the ________ population also struggled with economic issues, its cultural identity, and its willingness to join the British-Canadian dominated establishment.
AcadiansCajunFrench CanadianQuebec

Question 9: In the Southwestern United States, "Anglo" is often used to contrast white Americans of non-Spanish European ancestry from ________ or Latinos.
HispanicLatin AmericaHispanic and Latino AmericansSpain

Question 10: [4] Strictly speaking, many people now referred to as "WASPs" are not Anglo-Saxon – that is, the descendants of the Germanic peoples who settled in Britain between the ________ and the Norman Conquest.
4th century5th century8th century6th century







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