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Bigotry

See also Anti-Semitism.
Beaumanoir, Sir Lucas de
prejudiced ascetic; Grand Master of Templars. [Br. Lit.: Ivanhoe]
Bunker, Archie
middle-aged bigot in television series. [TV: “All in the Family” in Terrace, I, 47–48]
fiery cross
used as symbolic threat by Ku Klux Klan. [Am. Hist.: Jobes, 387]
Hitler, Adolf
(1889–1945) German dictator; his New Order excluded non-Aryans, e.g., Jews, Slavs. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler]
Jim Crow
Negro stereotype popularized by 19th-century minstrel shows. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 138]
John Birch Society
ultra-conservative, anti-Communist U.S. organization founded in 1958. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1421]
Ku Klux Klan
anti-Negro terrorist organization, started in southern U.S. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 46–49]
Lebenshorn
Himmler’s adoption/breeding scheme to produce master race. [Ger. Hist.: Hitler, 1046]
Light in August
study of race problem in South. [Am. Lit.: Light in August]
Little Rock, Arkansas
required military intervention to desegregate schools (1957–1958). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 556–557]
Native Son
pictures underprivileged Negro as either churchgoer or criminal. [Am. Lit.: Native Son, Magill I, 643–645]
Nazi
Nazionalsozialist; rabid anti-Semite member of Hitler’s party. [Ger. Hist.: Shirer]
New Order
partially fulfilled Nazification of Europe. [Eur. Hist.: Hitler, 935, 1055]