Bl St Lec 100907

Bl St Lec 100907 - Bl St Lec 100907 Strom Thurmond...

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Bl St Lec 100907 Strom Thurmond [1902-2003] 1948: President-Dixicrat party Thomas Dixon “The Birth of a Nation” [1915] o Lydia Brown [mulatta] Mistress of powerful congressman Uses sexuality to control this congressman Uncontrolled in sensual/sexual terms [mulatta] 1860 Census maintained there were about 4 million slaves about 500,000 were mulattos 1846: Louis Agassiz became member of Harvard faculty polygenecist: argued that each race had a different historical origin o anti-christian but science went to Soutch Carolina in 1850 issued naked Bulgarian pictures, claimed that he had commissioned them on the grounds that he was going to determine the ethnic and cultural origins of slaves o “you can see from their bodies where they came from, etc.” 1660: Colonial North America began to police sexuality most concerned with white women instructed by law that if they married African slaves they would then be transferred from their status to their husband’s status [if you marry a slave you
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2009 for the course BL ST 5 taught by Professor Robinsoncj during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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