The Rise of Eugenics in America
The Rise of Eugenics in America The U.S. and the Holocaust
By the early 1900s, many white Americans embraced a pseudo-science called eugenics.
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The U.S. and the Holocaust
Inspired in part by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s “Americans and the Holocaust” exhibition and supported by its historical resources, The U.S. and the Holocaust examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany in the context of global antisemitism and racism, the eugenics movement in the United States and race laws in the American south.
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