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Unformatted text preview: 10-11-10 Racially Motivated Violence: Interracial Violence in American Life I. White Supremacy and Violence A. The threat of violence as a form of social control- The criminal law during American slavery (1620-1865)- The protection of white persons and white property B. Nat Turner (1831); the development of Slave Codes (1650-1860) C. American Lynchings (1865-1968) D. The spectacle of violence, often t riggered by the mere rumor of a race-based transgression- Collecting souvenirs (Body Parts) E. Mob Violence, but often with the tacit support of public officials F. White people required to turn in black people; extreme violence in uprising against white people I I. Anti-Asian Race Riots (1865-1900) A. Denver, Portland, Marysville, San Jose, Folsom, Placerville, Redding and LA B. Toward terrorism and expulsion C. Forcing Asians out of cities described as ethnic cleansing, Chinatowns grow I I I. The Rocks Spring Massacre A. In Wyoming Sept 1885; 28 Chinese miners would die in riotingA....
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