Pedigree of feeblemindedness
While there are many reasons to doubt how eugenicists constructed pedigrees, the notion that feeblemindedness was rampant in some families provided the social rationale for sterilization. (DNAi location: Chronicle > Threat of the Unfit > Threats)
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James Watson how science was misused to support eugenics.
California sterilization advocate Paul Popenoe explaining a pedigree, 1930.
Pedigree for feeblemindedness
"Pedigree of the Caesars"
Harry Laughlin's slide of the Buck Family pedigree.
Degenerate family pedigree
Pedigree: "Familial aniridia"
Pedigree of the tribe of Ishmael
"Pedigree of color blindness"
"Pedigree of a neurotic ..."