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10/7 answer 13 of 15 questions- “free answer” Racism and Citizenship Asians ineligible for citizenship or naturalization Clip from Race the Power of Illusion part 3: 2 examples of racial prerequisite cases economic opportunity, freedom, future for their families E/S Europe (1880-1920) Slums develop- solidifying of class differences and class tension 58% mining and factory workers were immigrants Davenport 1911- US population will be darker, smaller, filled with crime and insanity bc of S/E immigrants American Breeders Association- research on different races- criminality etc. is inheritable Innate racial character, biology blamed for destiny (ie reason for being stuck in slums) Leo Frank (a Jew) hanged for harming a white girl- Euro ethnics seen as in between race, not fully white The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill- blacks, Asians couldn’t “melt” 1790- only free, white immigrants can become citizens after CW blacks citizens as well “to be white was to gain the full rewards of American citizenship”
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course SOC 006 taught by Professor Nopper during the Fall '09 term at UPenn.

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