Creating America for Whites
This paper looks at how America is a nation founded by whites for whites.
# 123397 | 1,250 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in African-American Studies (Slavery) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , History (U.S. Setting up the Infrastructure 1865-1900) , Political Science (General)
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In this article, the writer discusses how through legislation and various social institutions that reinforced a white supremacist ideology, American is a nation founded by whites for whites that extended them privileges and opportunities at the expense of blacks. Examples from the Massachusetts Colonies to contemporary times are given.
From the Paper:"In order to control exploit and enslave a race of people it is often necessary to forge an ideology that posits one race superior over the inferior other. In American history Anglo-Europeans maintained such an ideology in the exploitation and subjugation of blacks that asserted they were somehow inferior and more importantly less entitled than whites. This ideology that justified oppression of blacks in American society was reinforced and perpetuated through all manner of social institutions including government politics religion education and ..."
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