"John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote:
>"Dan Holzman" <holzman at panix.com> wrote in message
>news:ansnn2$nl7$1 at panix1.panix.com...>>http://academic.udayton.edu/race/01race/white.htm>>>> In its first words on the subject of citizenship, Congress in
>> 1790 restricted naturalization to "white persons." Though the
>> requirements for naturalization changed frequently thereafter,
>> this racial prerequisite to citizenship endured for over a century
>> and a half, remaining in force until 1952. From the earliest
>> years of this country until just a generation ago, being a "white
>> person" was a condition for acquiring citizenship.
>>>> ...a number of cases construing the "white person" prerequisite reached
>> the highest state and federal judicial circles, and two were
>> argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in the early 1920s. These
>> cases produced illuminating published decisions that document
>> the efforts of would-be citizens from around the world to establish
>> their Whiteness at law. Applicants from Hawaii, China, Japan,
>> Burma, and the Philippines, as well as all mixed-race applicants,
>> failed in their arguments. Conversely, courts ruled that applicants
>> from Mexico and Armenia were "white," but vacillated over the
>> Whiteness of petitioners from Syria, India, and Arabia. Seen as
>> a taxonomy of Whiteness, these cases are instructive because they
>> reveal the imprecisions and contradictions inherent in the
>> establishment of racial lines between White and non-Whites. . .
>>>> John will no doubt stay awake at night wondering how Jews got
>> citizenship between 1790 and 1952.
> The court MERELY responded to the cultural definition of
>"WHITE", as established THOUSANDS of years ago,
Provide any evidence that there was a cultural definition of "white"
established thousands of years ago, and that this definition is the
one recognized culturally today.
>What the court was clearly incapable of determining is that NOBODY with
>nigger ancestry can ever claim to be "White",
Of course they can, and those that do, you probably cannot tell
>The White Race, the Caucasian Race, the White Christian Israelite Race, are
Nonsense, as usual.