Ehries Santiago- Response paper paragraph - Ehries santiago Humanities 11 Ms Lortie Eugenics had a substantial impact on Americans judgement and the way

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Ehries santiago Humanities 11 Ms. Lortie January 27, 2019 Eugenics had a substantial impact on Americans judgement and the way they acted upon situations; this affected Germany both before and after the 1900’s. Eugenics is the science that approaches the idea of reconstructing the human population by controlling DNA passed down through breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics, improving genetics. It minimizes human suffering by eliminating diseases, disabilities and undesirable characteristics from the human population to the best of its ability. Positive eugenics is the increasing in reproduction where kids do not have disabilities and they are not a mixed race, while the negative eugenics is the decreasing in reproduction where kids have mixed genes of more than one race and they have a disability. Negative eugenics focused on the differences in people. Negative eugenics impacted the public policy by widening the idea that different races should not be mixed and that people with a disability are not favored. When people learned about the ideas being spread
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