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amst notes - AMST-101 27/01/2010 20:58:00 Important phrases...

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Unformatted text preview: AMST-101 27/01/2010 20:58:00 Important phrases All men are created equal-1776 o this statement created many struggles of equality o at the time this wasnt true and to this day isnt completely true o tension of fighting to this point I had a dream-MLK 1963 o meant change, ambition o how to change the future Free at last- was at the end of MLK speech but originally came from slavery Are these questions that all Americans have to struggle with? Is this a world wide struggle? MLKs speech/March on Washington All the above quotes can be found in his speech Won the Nobel piece price yr after this speech partially bc of this Many believe that the laws passed bc of this speech How much have we achieved since this time? o As of 1997 perfect bell curve of answers of achieving/not achieving/achieving a little How relevant is all of this to Los Angeles Home purchasing- geog segregation o Defacto segregation o Didnt come from govt but individuals discriminated and govt couldnt do anything about it 1992 la riots illegal immigration issue of blacks /whites / Latinos / Asians o much more complicated then in the south for dealing with race very complex more of an urban society o missions o ranches South Segregation-law by gov o Dejure segregation o Govt said it was illegal to integrate neighborhood etc Slavery remnants Issues of blacks and whites More rural society o Who does the work on the plantations How is freedom different In California then other places? AMST 101 27/01/2010 20:58:00 Race: the Power of an illusion Notion of race as being divisions among people that are genetic, biological, and unchanging Cannot find genetic markers that define race Race is an idea that we prescribe to biology but is not biology o This is seen easily in sports Some races are better at specific sports Dif body types and builts are typical for certain races that make them good at a particular sports Genetically everyone is the most similar out of every species o Penguins that look all the same has twice as large of a difference genetically then any humans have with each other People have been researching to see if there is a biological connection for hundreds/thousands of years For awhile Chinese and blacks were at the bottom of the social hierarchy so they thought it was due to biological differences Racial purification o 29 states passed laws that said you could not inter marry so that the white race would stay pure from the black o eugenic polices...
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amst notes - AMST-101 27/01/2010 20:58:00 Important phrases...

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