The History of Eugenics
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Darwin proposed his ideas of race betterment and survival of the fittest through his book (On the origin of Species).
Mendel published his finding about genes.
The Page Act of 1875 which prohibited the involuntary immigration of Asian women for prostitution and other forced laborers from Asia.
Buck v Bell - committed a woman deemed “feebleminded” to an institution.
California begins sterilizations, also passes sterilization laws
California begins sterilizations and passes sterilization laws.
California has ⅓ of all US sterilizations.
Madrigal v Quilligan - a class action lawsuit against California doctors who sterilized many immigrants.
California pays out between $25,000-50,000 dollars in reparations
Hitler applies ideas from American Eugenics in his Nazi party.
In North Carolina it is estimated between 25% and 50% of Indigenous women sterilized.
California repeals all sterilization laws