ETST Final paper

ETST Final paper - Daniel Sarkis Race and Ethnicity Prof Dr...

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Daniel Sarkis Race and Ethnicity Prof: Dr . Lowy TA: Jake Section: 27 (TR 10:10-11:00) Topic #7 Page 1
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Stannard defines genocide as “the coordinated and planned annihilation of a national, religious, or racial group by a variety of actions aimed at undermining the foundations essential to the survival of the group as a group” (Lowy96). It is a direct act of persecution by attacking institutions as well as religion and culture. Any act, those even nonlethal, can still be regarded as genocide if they autonomy of members contributed to the damaging the achievability of the group. Genocide was originally used to describe the incidents involving fascism and Nazism. It then moved on to twentieth-century disasters such as the Armenian Genocide and the genocide in Africa. Many people ignored violent massacres that led to the collapse of Native Indians. The dehumanizing attitudes, racism, exclusion, deceit, inequality, and overall destruction of the Indian identity were set aside in people minds forgetting such a tragedy in American history. In order for 20 th century genocide to be accepted, Indian deprivation must be considered for the concept to have moral validity. Several forms of genocide were included in the Indian
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