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Dubois is born at a time when slavery just endedWhat was Reconstruction? Why did it fail? °°Chapter 13 – Racism, Nativism and ImmigrationPolicy – 2.16.16°
°Nativism – presumed superiority of native born citizens favoring the allocation of resources to them over immigrants and promoting a fear of foreign cultures °°There’s a difference between racism and simple prejudice Some people cant be racist because they don’t have the ability to systematically disadvantage people °°Meta-stereotypes °°Implicit bias- relatively unconscious and automatic gestures of prejudiced judgment and social behavior °°Hint – know the years things were decided, eg. plessy vs. ferguson (p. 70-71)°°color blind ideology – saying no such things as race and racism doesn’t exist truth: there is no biological basis of race, but there are practices and laws that create differences in people’s experiences Large numbers of Mexicans were recruited to work in the US to build the economy, when thegreat depression hits, there was a political movement to send out these people who were asked to come and help build the economyHint: know when Great depression was (1929-39)°°Racialized nativism What does this have to do with the deportation of Mexicans and Mexican Americans What was the racial ideology that emerged as a result of Moynihan report?What were the consequences of the Jim Crow laws?
Film – What to take notes on What were the justifications for the internment of Japanese people? What were the consequences of internment for Japanese people and Japanese-Americans?Was the policy just? If so, why? If not, then why not? °°1913 and 1920 – Alien Land Laws that prevented Japanese from land ownership °Heart papers in seattle los angeles started to generate anti japaenses sentiment °Because Japanese americans belonged to an enemy race, their internment was justified °Cia arrested many community leaders of Japanese descent °The government included American citizens °Fred korematsu got plastic surgery to try to look differenct °Jap used as a dereogatory term °His girlfriend framed him °°The Congressional branch had no hearings within the executive branch about internment