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5 - o Inborn capacities o Mongenesis vs Polygenesis...

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10/5/10 White American Demographic Trends 216.9 million people o 77.1 % White alone o 75.1% The white population increased slower than the total population between 1990 and 2000 o White increasingly listed in combination with other groups 1.9% (5.5 million) report “white in combination” o 34% South o 25% Midwest o 51% in 10 State Largest Ancestry o German 15.2% o Irish 10.8% o English 8.7% o American 7% Who is White? Census Definition Europe, The Middle East, or North Africa o German, Arab, Polish, Near Easterner, Italian, Lebanese Legal Definition Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1790 Dow v. United States (1915) Rollins v. Alabama United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind (1923) Folk conceptions of white Phenotype National Origin Religion Free White Persons in the Republic Whiteness and Citizenship o Capacity for civilization Ability to self-govern o Defining community The Immigration And Naturalization Act of 1790 Whiteness and Science
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Unformatted text preview: o Inborn capacities o Mongenesis vs. Polygenesis Historical Demographic o Pre-1830 English Protestants Scots, Welsh, Scotch-Irish Dutch Scandinavian German Protestants French Protestants o 1830-60 Irish Catholics German Catholics French Catholics Spanish Mexicans Anglo Saxon and Others 1840-1924 Rethinking Whiteness o Immigration o National expansion The “White Other” Bottom of the white hierarchy o Race is a social construct but also… Cultural Political Economical Race and American Nativism o Eugenics Reproduction of the superior race o The National Origins Quota Act 1924 Johnson-Reed Act Less immigration from all countries except England o Dillingham Commission Report (1911) White immigration (1860-1890) o Jews o Italians o Russian, Poles, Slavs, Czechs...
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  • Fall '08
  • Staff
  • Immigration to the United States, Bhagat Singh Thind, free white persons, Naturalization Act, White American Demographic

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