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I Am Human
Terms in this set (13)
An uprising in 1676 Virginia. It led to the rejection of the indentured servant system and an increase in the use of African slaves for labor.
Game the system
To use or manipulate a set of rules in order to personally gain.
The systematic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews (and over 5 million others considered "undesirable") by the Nazi regime.
A system that defines a person based on external and group-related qualities instead of on his or her individual character.
A system where people would become essentially slaves to another for a set period of time, generally seven years, in exchange for training and maintenance (food and lodging).
Loving v. Virginia
A 1967 Supreme Court case that struck down state laws forbidding interracial marriages.
An old term meaning cohabitation, marriage, or intercourse between people of different races (especially a white with a non-white), often banned by states in years past .
A person whose race can be linked to more than one.
Demonstrating a lack of experience or wisdom, unsophisticated.
One Drop Rule
A rule which required any mixed race individual with even "one drop" of black blood to be classified as black.
Keeping groups of people separated (often on the basis of race, but could include gender or other criteria).
An idea that has been created and accepted by the people in a society. Race, and more recently gender, are examples of this.
The action or practice of publicly expressing opinions or sentiments intended to demonstrate one's good character or the moral correctness of one's position on a particular issue.
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