Eugenics By Belle flores

Meaning of Eugenics movement

Who- Francis Galton, believed that the science of improving human stock by giving the more suitable races or stains of blood a better chance of prevailing speedily over the less suitable.

What- Eugenics is a movement that is aimed at improving the genetic composition of the human race, Applies to a population rather than an individual.

When- This development started in 1883, this movement got its greatest popularity in the 20th century when it was practiced around the world and promoted by governments, institutions, and influential individuals

Where- Eugenics started back in ancient Greece, but the modern day eugenics started in the untied kingdom but spread into different countries like the united states and Canada

Historical Significance- Eugenicists advocated selective breeding to achieve these goals, this the study of the agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations either physically or mentally

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