Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the corollary to the two themes stated at the beginning of the chapter.


  2. Describe the nature of Jim Crow segregation in the South and why this system was created.


  3. Explain the significance of the Great Migration and the origins of black protest.


  4. Apply the concepts of acculturation, integration, and gender to the time frame covered in this chapter.


  5. List and explain the important trends created by the shifts to industrial and postindustrial subsistence technology, and describe how these trends affected dominant–minority relations.


  6. Explain what is meant by the shift from paternalistic to rigid to fluid competitive group relations.


  7. Explain and apply the concept of modern institutional discrimination to contemporary black–white relations and the issue of affirmative action.