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Primary Grades

by Evaline Dowling - 1937

A university professor not long ago asked his students to indicate their attitudes toward groups of persons belonging to various nationalities and to various religious sects. He was amazed at the strong prejudices expressed and asked his students to recall any childhood experiences that might have brought these about. One young woman decided that possibly her dislike for Mexicans could be traced to the fact that, when she was a little girl, her mother used to weep and worry about the safety of her father who was in Mexico on business at the time of bandit raids and revolutions.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 36, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 38 Number 10, 1937, p. 45-53
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21328, Date Accessed: 8/8/2020 7:43:54 PM

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