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Unformatted text preview: whitening process became more feasible and they became more economically stable. Therefore, the author describes the whitening process for Jews as the chicken and the egg, not knowing whether money or the rise to middle class caused them to be categorized as white. In conclusion, the Jews were able to rise to the middle-class stature due to affirmative actions taken by government during World War II. Questions/Comments: African Americans and women experienced discrimination on a more extensive level as they could not rise to middle-class. (shows the hierarchy) How would the United States, for the Jews in particular, be today if the government had not taken affirmative action? To see so much change in how society views race today is amazing....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2011 for the course DOC 1 taught by Professor Gilson during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07