How Did Jews Become White Folks

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How Did Jews Become White  How Did Jews Become White  Folks? Folks? - Karen Brodkin Sacks - Karen Brodkin Sacks
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For Discussion What do immigrant groups think of their own  social and economic ability? Why did it take Jews longer to become “white”  than it did for the Irish and Italians.
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Racism and anti-immigrant bias was supported  by the “scientific racism” promoted by WASPS. Scientific racism supported the idea that “real”  Americans were White and real Whites,  according to federal law, were of Northwestern  European ancestry. 
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Racism and anti-immigrant attitudes were prevalent in higher education. Jews were the first of the European immigrants to go to college in large  numbers and bore the brunt of a lot of hostility from WASPS. The Ivies barred large numbers of Jews from admission.  Quotas were  implemented.
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