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1-11-2012 - King Kong(1933 a lot of the story was based on...

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1-11-2012 - King Kong (1933): a lot of the story was based on the argument of whether or not to bring a woman on the voyage o It was a major issue of conflict of that time period Freidrickson Article - Issue of intermarriage - Issue of racial purity - U.S. lifted ban on interracial marriage in mid 20 th century - Says that Hitler gave racism a bad name - Samuel George Morton(1799-1851) o Crania Americana o Crania Aegyptiaka o Studied human skulls and measured dimensions Believed that Europeans had larger skulls on average, therefore they were smarter than other races “Bad” Races “Good” Races Mechanics Abstract Thought Imitation Learning Physicality Abstract Passion Reason o But he made mistakes African skulls were mostly children - 3 Physical Anthropologists studied scientific racism o Racism was scientifically respectable, documented idea The idea that there WERE superior races The idea wasn’t necessarily bad - It wasn’t until the Holocaust, that moral issues kicked in and racism had a bad name
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