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Write a paper arguing why you believe race is a social construction using scientific historical and social evidence to backup your case Provide examplesRace is a social construct that has been shaped by the dominant group in society There is no gene that defines what race you are it is society that has constructed certain people to fit in certain groups Looking back at the construction of race in a historical context whites since colonization have felt supreme to any other race be it African or Muslim The concept of race has been used by many different groups of people overtime in history to rationalize the unequal treatment of other races The social construction of race has been made-up by members of a particular culture and exists because people have agreed to behave as if it exists Race is socially constructed because no scientific evidence proves differences in race but history demonstrates how society has socially constructed race to be what it is today Race is a social construct because no biological evidence proves that no one group is stronger smarter or better than the other In fact it has been shown that there is more genetic variability within human racial groups than between them In the early times of science it was believed that because one had darker skin and darker features that they were genetically inferior to the dominant white race White Europeans enslaved hundreds of thousands of Africans took them too a new world and because they were a different color believed that they were biologically inferior to their strong white race White Europeans were allowed to believe this because scientists used observations of racial differences to support racist doctrines such as the superiority of one race over another Many famous scientists back in the day promoted this idea of superiority of one race over another An example of this can be seen in the works of Samuel George
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