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AMST 101 Notes - AMST101 18:01 artinLutherKing M 3BIGphrases 1..,Thomas Jefferson(1976 2.Ihaveadream.MartinLutherKing(1963

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AMST 101 18:01 Martin Luther King     3 BIG phrases: 1. “All men are created equal.” –  declaration of independence , Thomas  Jefferson (1976) 2. “I have a dream.” Martin Luther King (1963) His dream meant change, diversity, hope for the future 3. “Free at last!” Drawing from African American history, referring/drawing it from  slavery Context, different meaning, in slavery it was a way to talk about hope in the  future ALL OF THESE PHRASES WERE USED IN  MARTIN LUTHER KING’S  SPEECH Issues specific to     : - Segregation: law by government (Dejure (by law) segregation) - Movements - Issue of police - Citizenship - Black vs. white - Plantations  Los Angeles : - Home purchasing   geographic separation (Defacto segregation) - Riots
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- Issue of police  - Illegal immigration - Black vs. white vs. Asians vs. Italians vs. Indians vs. Mexicans (diversity) - Missions, ranchos What is unique about LA? What does LA’s history add to the conversation that  allows us to open up?     Race (MOVIE) If race isn’t biology, what is it? Americanization: we did believe that our form of civilization was better than other  forms   aimed at immigrants Racial formation: a process rooted in history and society Notes from 1/25/10 Geography of L.A.: The Natural L.A. - Blocked by natural regions (coast, mountains, etc.)
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AMST 101 Notes - AMST101 18:01 artinLutherKing M 3BIGphrases 1..,Thomas Jefferson(1976 2.Ihaveadream.MartinLutherKing(1963

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