Chapter 9 Topic Review

The poverty threshold is the income level below which income is insufficient to support a family or household.
Poverty rate is the percentage of people who live in households with income below the official poverty line.
How has immigration changed since the 1960s?
Immigration was low in the 1960s, and has gradually increased.
Following the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003,
the capital city of Baghdad fell quickly.
What are block grants?
Federal funds given to the states in lump sums.
Which of the following names three religions introduced to the United States by Asian immigrants?
Taoism, Hinduism, and Buddhism
Which statement best explains the relationship between television and the Internet?
Television programs can be streamed to mobile devices through the Internet.
Which of the following best describes the history of Mormonism in the US?
Mormonism arose from the Second Great Awakening but was driven by Protestants into present-day Utah.
The primary purpose of MRI scans is to
see inside a patient’s body.
After the invasion of Afghanistan by US-led forces,
democratic elections were held.
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, new waves of immigration brought large numbers of
Catholics to the US.
US involvement in Afghanistan, which began in 2001,
continued into the 2010s.
As of 2008, a majority of Americans identified as
Which technology has most lowered inventory costs in industry?
just-in-time manufacturing
Which Internet-related factor most affects the entertainment industry?
downloadable music and videos