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problem of the feeble-minded

Mary Dendy

problem of the feeble-minded

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Published by Thomas Wyatt in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children with mental disabilities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary Dendy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18676795M

    I am not criticising it from that point of view. Rogers and Maud A. So long as they were left behind in sub-Saharan Africa, all was well. Both Carrie Buck and her illegitimate infant, Vivian were pronounced feebleminded, and Carrie was ordered to be sterilized as society's protection against her promiscuous behavior. A: He struck me as being right peculiar. After which the next girl in the circle says, "Thank God I'm not feeble-minded," and they nod their heads all over again.

    Anglin and his wife used to fight. You can tell a feeb anywhere by looking at his mouth and teeth. The large, red brick "Mastin-Minor" building was built inand by the time Carrie came it housed approximately inmates. That was in the morning.

    Some of the feebs can throw fits as quick as a wink. It is useless to consider any positive eugenics program when the present social environment handicaps utilization of current maximum potential. She told me so. I'm the assistant.


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Problem of the feeble-minded book

Joe came next. While one must be born Amish, that is no guarantee of remaining Amish and hence propagating the next generation of Amish. Out of this total only a little more than ONE-THIRD out of a total of 1, children--can be considered profitable members of the community, and that, be it remembered, at the parents' valuation.

Communist New Dealers and Jews have been quick to take credit for the American Era that started approximately in and ended in the late s. On Unix, there's also xpdf. The grosser, the more obvious, the undeniably feeble-minded should, indeed, not only be discouraged but prevented from propagating their kind.

I'm the assistant. He said he was waiting on some other children, they was going home to spend the night with him. According to one historian, eugenics ideas were integral to "the political vocabulary of virtually every significant modernizing force between the two world wars.

Most inmates of mental institutions and many prisoners were sterilized. You see, I've been here twenty-five years, and I know the back trails that lead up the mountain, and Charley and Joe didn't know those trails. White racialists can continue to maintain a belief that the Lebensborn program would have returned a positive result.

At the present moment, we are offered three distinct and more or less mutually exclusive policies by which civilization may hope to protect itself and the generations of the future from the allied dangers of imbecility, defect and delinquency.

The increase in U. Strode believed that the testimony of a true expert in eugenics would be crucial to developing an unassailable legal record proving that Carrie, Emma, and Vivian all carried defective genes and, therefore, that the state had both the authority and the right to sterilize Carrie to prevent any further "feeble-minded" offspring.

Enter your first name We respect your privacy and will never share your information. Inonly a few months after Carrie's first trial, the country was enamored with the famous Scopes "Monkey" Trial, when Tennessee schoolteacher John Scopes was put on trial for teaching evolution, famously dramatized in the movie based off the play Inherit the Wind.

In the Colony, Carrie was reunited with her mother. The actual dangers can only be fully realized when we have acquired definite information concerning the financial and cultural cost of these classes to the community, when we become fully cognizant of the burden of the imbecile upon the whole human race; when we see the funds that should be available for human development, for scientific, artistic and philosophic research, being diverted annually, by hundreds of millions of dollars, to the care and segregation of men, women, and children who never should have been born.

I could get out of here if I wanted to. On March 28,Vivian Buck was born. Thus we are brought face to face with another problem of infant mortality. The Song of the Unborn Amelia Josephine Burr There is but one practical and feasible program in handling the great problem of the feeble-minded.

And little Albert never twisted his eye for two days, it was that tired. No one can understand the necessity for Birth control education without a complete comprehension of the dangers, the inadequacies, or the limitations of the present attempts at control, or the proposed programs for social reconstruction and racial regeneration.

See the start of this page for details. Fernald, are mentally defective and belong either to the feeble-minded or to the defective-delinquent class. They'll still send an acknowledgement of the download.

As with other proprietary formats, we generally only list titles that are not also legitimately available in open formats. Perhaps most shockingly, her housework was "untidy. How will California cope with declining water and food? According to historian Edwin Black, between andthe year the Court decided Buck v.The problem of how to treat the mentally handicapped attracted much attention from American reformers in the first half of the twentieth century.

In this book, Steven Noll traces the history and development of institutions for the 'feeble-minded' in the S. The Problem of the Feeble-Minded: An Abstract of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Cure and Control of the Feeble-Minded, London: P.

S. King & Son. Cf. Feeble-Minded in Ontario: Fourteenth Report for the year ending October 31st, Eugenics Review, Vol.

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