the good, the beautiful ones. What is unlike us is by nature inferior to us and is destined to obey and
serve us or perish."
People who were unknown to be Indian have started claiming Indian
WORK ETHNIC: (Fostered by the Protestant work ethic). The belief that a person is of little or no
value unless occupied in some visibly productive manner. This ethic places hard work, especially
manual, above learning. (Based on Feagin)
YELLOW PERIL: A slogan reflecting fear that Asian-Americans would "breed like rabbits" and
become a majority of the population.
ZIONISM: A Jewish nationalist movement that had as its goal the creation and support of a Jewish
national state in Palestine, the ancient homeland of the Jews. (Britannica)
Excerpted from a Glossary prepared by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick
Air Force Base, Florida.