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Origin of miscegenation
OTHER WORDS FROM miscegenationmis·ce·ge·net·ic [mis-i-juh-net-ik, mi-sej-uh-], /ˌmɪs ɪ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, mɪˌsɛdʒ ə-/, adjectivean·ti·mis·ce·ge·na·tion, noun
Words nearby miscegenation
Example sentences from the Web for miscegenation
In both intent and application, the anti-miscegenation laws were about race, not marriage.Opposing Gay Marriage Doesn’t Make You a Crypto-Racist|Jonathan Rauch|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But strict British anti-miscegenation laws limited their opportunities for finding a spouse.
Yes, he does say something about American society, which so frowned on miscegenation in the 1870s.The Man Who Made America: Simone Winchester Talks New Book|Eric Herschthal|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Miscegenation Ball was an exception in its otherwise bland, though proficient, catalog.How a Racist Newspaper Defeated Lincoln in New York in the 1864 Election|Harold Holzer|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Miscegenation would follow and a mongrel race would be the result.
There was extensive miscegenation of the two races after the middle of the seventeenth century.
This scarcely half-civilized daughter of miscegenation was a Hecate in the skilful decoction of potent leaves, roots and berries.A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
The life of Florida Clayton is interesting in that it illustrates the miscegenation prevalent during the days of slavery.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
There appeared few cases of the miscegenation of the white women with black men but here and there it would recur.
The author says that the presence of African slaves and Indians early gave rise to the problem of miscegenation.