Academic journal article Michigan Quarterly Review

Madison Grant, Part Three

Academic journal article Michigan Quarterly Review

Madison Grant, Part Three

Article excerpt

After The Passing of the Great Race

which was cited by scholars, ministers, politicians

the Ku Klux Klan and Margaret Sanger-

which influenced (among others) Edgar Rice Burroughs

and Lothrop Stoddard (The Rising Tide of Color, 1920)-

which appeared in four editions, the last and largest

in 1921, all edited and commended by Maxwell Perkins-

after The Passing, Madison Grant

presided over / cofounded / codirected

most of the major eugenics organizations

created / inspired / was essential to immigration

reform, including the 1924 Immigration Restriction Act

conceived / achieved Virginias 1924 Racial Integrity Act

agitated with Marcus Garvey for Negro repatriation to Africa

-and devised an ingenious plan to save the redwoods

which were threatened with extinction, like the great race. …

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