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    Gordon20024, KenBee

    the invention of the white race, theodore allen

    and/or

    race in north america, audrey smedley

    there are many other sources

    the british sent the irish into slavery as a method of subduing irish resistance

    the british also used the word 'race' in our modern meaning first to refer to the irish

    the british believed the irish were a different race, but you have to understand this had to do with competition for the land and resources which were exacerbated by cultural and religious difference.

    the average white student taught this seems to react with real surprise and begins to understand how truly arbitrary slavery was and is: anyone can fall into it

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