Question and answer
What problems arise from excessive ethnocentrism?
Pride in one's heritage is a positive characteristic. With the contemporary backlash by predominantly white Americans of European descent against illegal immigrants, "excessive ethnocentrism" is a flashpoint. [ For example, in Arizona, legislation has been passed prohibiting public school instruction that emphasizes ethnic heritage. This behavior historically recurs whenever there is a new wave
of immigrants in the United States. In the early 20th century, there was a backlash against Irish and Italian immigrants, for example. The short answer to your question is, in my opinion, very few, if any. I think that you are right about that. There has always been ethnocentrism throughout the world in all cultures and will continue to be forever and ever, or as long as the world exists. Doesn't seem to have been any major catastrophe yet. ]
Expert answered|hamilG66|Points 90|
Question
Asked 5/23/2013 12:17:02 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
all of the following undermined the diem government except: a.he was a communist b.association with the US c. nepotism d. his catholocism
Weegy: All of the following undermined the diem government except: a.he was a communist. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 5/17/2013 2:59:38 PM
0 Answers/Comments
how did sectionalism lead to the civil war ?
Weegy: Sectionalism refers to the different economies, social structures, customs, and political values of the North and South. User: In what ways did president Grant's approach to reconstruction differ from that of president johnson? A.He expanded the power of the Freedmen's Bureau. B.He jailed Confederate leaders who had been pardoned. C. He used the military to protect African Americans from violence. D.He blocked Southern states from gaining readmission to the Union. Weegy: D.He blocked Southern states from gaining readmission to the Union. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 5/17/2013 3:00:04 PM
0 Answers/Comments
What allowed the Khmer kingdom to became great? A. Abundant mineral resources B. Technological advances C. Ability to produce excess rice and export it D. Ability to conquer other lands
Weegy: One of the things that allowed the Khmer Kingdom to become great was the ability to produce excess rice and export it. This was one of the sources of the kingdoms great wealth. Thanks! User: Summarize Describe the area where the Aztecs built their capital city Tenochtitlán. How did the Aztecs adapt to this environment Weegy: The rainy season that the Aztecs experienced lasted from May through October. The amount of rainfall varied from an average of 450 mm in the north up to 1000 mm in the southern part of the valley. [ Rainfall, although plentiful throughout most of the valley, was often sporadic and could not be relied upon for the watering of the Aztec's crops. The Aztecs learned early that rain was unpredictable and taht irrigation systems had to be set up by to insure that their crops would not fail. The system of lakes within the valley make it a unique environment. These lakes are both saline and freshwater, giving the Aztecs variety in the resources available to them and presenting problems along the lines of farming. The resources that lakes provided the Aztecs with were a wider variety of fish and hunting areas at their disposal, greater opportunity for collecting plants that grew along and around the lakes, and the ability to perform certain types of intensive farming techniques. Lakes also were an excellant source of transportation for the Aztec people, they allowed them to easily transport agricultural proudcts and other items around the central area of their empire. Problems that arose because of the lakes were that the the swampy plain was subject to flooding, neccessitating water control and drainage projects (Blanton p 111). The Aztecs were able to overcome these problems by using forms of high-water table cultivation and through the drainage of low-lying areas. Prior to the Spanish invasion in the 1500's the Valley of Mexico was one of the most complex and productive agricultural areas in the western hemisphere. Volcanic elements in ... (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 5/17/2013 3:02:54 PM
0 Answers/Comments
.Which type of light travels at the fastest speed? A.none of these B.ultraviolet light C.infrared light D.visible light
Weegy: ultraviolet User: Red objects absorb what kind of light? A.only red light B. all non-red light C.only blue light D.only green light Weegy: Red objects absorb what kind of light: B. all non-red light. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 5/17/2013 3:50:49 PM
0 Answers/Comments
What is a star’s absolute magnitude? A.its size as it appears from Earth B.its brightness when viewed from a fixed distance C.its brightness as it appears from Earth D.its actual size
Weegy: What is a star’s absolute magnitude? B.its brightness when viewed from a fixed distance. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 5/17/2013 4:04:36 PM
0 Answers/Comments
25,618,861 questions answered
Popular Conversations
factor x 2 - 5x - 14 User: Factor p 2 + 18p + 32.
Weegy: b.(p + 2)(p + 16) to check: p*p + (2p + 16p) + (2 * 16) = p^2 + 18p + 32 so the answer is b.(p + 2)(p + 16) ...
6/25/2016 11:02:52 AM| 3 Answers
factor 3x 2 - 6x - 240 User: factor 25a2 - 100 User: factor 10x - ...
Weegy: Given: -7y^2 + 7y + 84. 7 is the greatest common factor of the polynomial. -7y^2 + 7y + 84 = 7(-y^2+ y + 12) ...
6/25/2016 11:23:36 AM| 3 Answers
3. Simplify the expression. 9xy2 – 11xy2
6/25/2016 12:24:53 AM| 1 Answers
Simplify the expression. Show your work. 22 + (32 – 42)
Weegy: 22 + (32 - 42) = 22 - 10 = 12 User: Evaluate the expression for a = –1 and b = 5. Show your work. 5a – 7b + ...
6/25/2016 12:11:11 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
Points 836 [Total 1497] Ratings 2 Comments 816 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 337 [Total 698] Ratings 2 Comments 317 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 156 [Total 3699] Ratings 0 Comments 156 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 135 [Total 416] Ratings 0 Comments 135 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 127 [Total 179] Ratings 0 Comments 127 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
1
Points 107 [Total 852] Ratings 3 Comments 57 Invitations 2 Offline
S
L
Points 68 [Total 4188] Ratings 0 Comments 68 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 59 [Total 134] Ratings 0 Comments 59 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 50] Ratings 1 Comments 30 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 32 [Total 139] Ratings 0 Comments 32 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.