Creating a Master Race in America: The Eugenics Movement

Presented by: Saul Lerner, History & Political Science

This course will describe how US “scientists”, religious, economic, economic, and political leaders, corporate foundations, and others created the eugenics movement and implemented notions which employed prejudiced ideas of race to create a “master race” in America by means of immigration restriction, sterilization, birth control, and contribute to Nazi racial policies in the 30’s and 40’s.