Oct 1 Interracial Marriages

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Interracial Marriages October 1 st , 2007
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Anti-Miscegenation Timeline 1661: First anti-miscegenation law passed in Maryland 1947: The War Brides Act is passed by federal gov. 1951-1967: 17 states repeal their anti-miscegenation laws 1967: 15 states prohibiting white/non-white marriage 1967: Loving v. Virginia —Supreme Court rules anti-miscegenation laws unconstitutional 2000: Alabama repeals last anti-miscegenation law
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Public Opinion About Interracial Marriage 1972: 39% of whites support prohibition of interracial marriage (General Social Survey) 2000: 12% of whites support prohibition of interracial marriage (General Social Survey) Percent that would accept a child/grandchild racially intermarrying (Gallup poll 2003): -86% of Blacks -79% of Hispanics -66% of Whites
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Demographics of Interracial Marriage 1972: Interracial Married Couples are 1% of Marrieds -300,000 couples 1970: Hispanic/Non-Hispanic Couples 1% of Marrieds 1990: Interracial Married Couples are 3% of Marrieds
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 102 taught by Professor Mcdonald during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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