Quiz 4 - r Period: Grow or Decline h's +48% blies...

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r Period: Grow or Decline h’s +48% blies of God +34% n Baptists +16% Catholic +12% Latinos ist -7% erians -12% palians -13% American religion U.S. Population 050 on-Latinos) 67% 53% 13% 14% 14% 23% Other 6% 10% African Americans Resource Shares (today) o 25% of blacks are living in poverty o 52% have white collar jobs o black unemployment is roughly 2x the white rate o residential segregation rates are higher today o highest in northeast US (declines only occurred because Latinos were moving in) o ex. Chicago, Flint, Gary (Indiana), Detroit, et cetera o 95% of Livonia residents are white o 6 years < white life expectancy o Discrimination o studies of resumes, white names got 50% more responses video clip, “A Girl Like Me” o created by HS student o skin bleaching (starting young) o doll experiment most children picked the white doll as the “good” doll (15/20 children) Slavery o before 1660: most Africans were indentured servants o leading slave traders 1. Portugal 4.7 million 2. 3. Spain 1.6 mil. 4. France 1.3 mil. o slaves were war captives o Europeans stayed near the coasts Transporting/The Trip o from Africa took 60-90 days o nearly 20% died in transit o lack of air circulation o diseases spread easily o tightly packed ships o 6’ 6” wide, 3 feet to sit up (in male spots) o some tried to commit suicide “Speculum Oris”: surgical tool to keep mouth open, forced them to eat o 5% of Africans transported as slaves came to the US Constitution o had provisions allowing slavery
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o ¼ whites in the south owned slaves T. Jefferson had > 100 slaves 2 Views o Paternalism : father-child relationship between master and slave division of labor = field slaves all day and house slaves had a higher status and were more trustworthy o Brutal System : given new names couldn’t speak in their own tounge lacked virtually all rights slave codes outlawed teaching slaves to read and write slave women were sexually violated by their masters o no such thing as raping a slave Slave Narrative by: Harriet Jacobs o house slave o master: Dr. Norkham video, Harriet Jacobs o born in 1813 in NC, she was 12 at the time of this story o first owner (female) taught her to read and write o beauty for a slave is a curse o new owner Dr. Norkham (had many slave children, sold them) he harassed Harriet o at 15 she thought she “found her savior”, Samuel Sawyer (lawyer) she was transferred to another house owners preferred US born slaves o already broken o spoke English o churches encouraged slavery through sermon “Sambo” (image) – childlike, common view of slaves In NYC between 1700 and 1770 : 25% of the population was slaves variable : something with > 1 value o ex. race, age, religion, occupation “good predictors of racial prejudice” o education (-al attainment) % of whites who support residential segregation years of school completed % who support res. segregation
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0-11 40% 12 30% 13-15 13% BA, BS
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