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Unformatted text preview: 1910 the Melting Pot : melt down all races and make Americans whiteness is privilege of opportunity and exclusive FHA stated that the presence of even one or two non white families could destroy the housing industry in recently created suburbias 1968 fair housing act o non white families could move in to traditionally white housing areas o housing market used fear of blacks in neighborhood to get whites to sell their homes quick and at low price so that they could sell it to people of color Government actively making decisions to tell people that poor people are making things worse and causing problems...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course SOC 1 taught by Professor Mindyromero during the Summer '06 term at UC Davis.
- Summer '06