Unformatted text preview: an “African American” culture rises. • Intensified Racism now Justification for Slavery o Thomas Jefferson: Justifies Racial Hierarchy in the nature of Science o In south, free slaves were seen as lazy and inferior VI. Republican Ideology and the Distribution of Power • All Social Distinctions based on Natural Abilities********** o Natural Differences Justify Inequality Natural (Biological) differences justify inequality. Women – Sexual Difference. • Natural, innate. Natural Differences makes discrimination acceptable. • Since, whites viewed blacks as mentally inferior so teaching them was viewed as useless and slavery was the only thing for them. • *** slavery is hard to truly abolish because of the long custom on using slaves as economic units. •...
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- Spring '07
- History, Southern United States, Differences Justify Inequality