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The "Superior Race" in America and the Misuse of Genetics (#2194)

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs CO

Aug 11 2015
PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning located in Colorado Springs CO

Sir Francis Galton coined the term ‘eugenics’ (or noble birth) to describe the process of improving the human race through managed breeding. Positive eugenics refers to efforts that encouraged people with ‘desirable traits’ to have children and negative eugenics refers to efforts to discourage people with ‘undesirable traits’ from having children. In the United States, the eugenics movement was supported by influential politicians, industrialists, and scientists. The aim of this movement was to

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Colorado Technical University

4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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