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the science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics
Belief that assimilating immigrants into American society would make them more loyal citizens
Ford's Sociological Department
Set requirements workers had to meet. Investigators visited employees' homes to verify their eligibility and to see that they spend their wages in approved ways.
one way of enforcing americanization by teachers by teachers enforcing immigrants to acknowledge their immigrant background
fourth of july
fear or hatred of what is strange or forign
Buck v. Bell
(1927), was the United States Supreme Court ruling that upheld a statute instituting compulsory sterilization of the unfit, including the mentally retarded, "for the protection and health of the state." It was largely seen as an endorsement of negative eugenics—the attempt to improve the human race by eliminating "defectives" from the gene pool.
W. E. B. Du Bois
fought for African American rights. Helped to found Niagra Movement in 1905 to fight for and establish equal rights. This movement later led to the establishment of the NAACP
Booker T. Washington
African American progressive who supported segregation and demanded that African American better themselves individually to achieve equality.
(1905) W.E.B. Du Bois and other young activists, who did not believe in accommodation, came together at Niagara Falls in 1905 to demand full black equality. Demanded that African Americans get right to vote in states where it had been taken away, segregation be abolished, and many discriminatory barriers be removed. Declared commitment for freedom of speech, brotherhood of all peoples, and respect for workingman
movement of over 300,000 African American from the rural south into Northern cities between 1914 and 1920
10,000 blacks marching, all slient
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