1. Which European immigrant women worked in high numbers as in-house domestic servants?
2. What ethnic stereotype was used to explain the low rate of one group’s employment in domestic service?
a. Stubborn ethnic pride and the lack of willingness to “usurp family loyalty.”
b. The family structure at time of migration
c. Distaste for working as a domestic servant
d. None of the above
3. What was sociologist Stephen Steinberg’s “mythbuster” argument for why ethnic differences in employment in domestic service?
a. Differences in culture and ethnic pride
b. Language barriers
c. The family structure at time of migration
d. Distaste for working as a domestic servant
4. A tabulation of later 1920 U.S. Census Bureau data of employed immigrant women indicates:
a. The Irish have the highest levels of domestic service employment and the lowest levels of women migrating married w/spouse present
b. That Italian women have the lowest level of migrating with spouse present
c. Low levels of domestic employment are found for Polish women who also have high rates of migration as married women with spouse present.
d. A and C
5. How did most Italian men migrate to the United States in the 19 th and early 20th century?
a. Single to find work
b. Single with massive wealth
c. Married with children