White persons

WHITE PERSONS. The acts of congress which authorize the naturalization of aliens, confine the description of such aliens to free white persons.
     2. This of course excludes the African race when pure, but it is not easy to say what shade of color or mixture of blood will make a white person.
     3. The constitution of Pennsylvania, as amended, confines the right of citizenship to free white persons; and these words, white persons, or similar words, are used in most of the constitutions of the southern states, in describing the electors.

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There stood one, in physical proportion and stature commanding and exact--in intellect richly endowed--in natural elo- quence a prodigy--in soul manifestly "created but a little lower than the angels"--yet a slave, ay, a fugi- tive slave,--trembling for his safety, hardly daring to believe that on the American soil, a single white person could be found who would befriend him at all hazards, for the love of God and humanity
Here you are, on a lone plantation, ten miles from any other, in the swamps; not a white person here, who could testify, if you were burned alive,--if you were scalded, cut into inch-pieces, set up for the dogs to tear, or hung up and whipped to death.
Adding to that the finding that hypertension is more common and more severe in black than in white persons (also supported by the data in this study), and that black persons tend to have more poorly controlled hypertension than do white persons, this outcome points to an important opportunity from a public health standpoint.
Enacted in 1956, part of the original document reads: "Said property shall be used by white persons except those of different race or nationality in the employ of a tenant.
I must stipulate that only white persons will be allowed to apply.
Hileman, the Kalispell man, who is official photographer for the Great Northern Railway at Waterton and Glacier National Parks, was amongst five white persons who watched the ceremonials.
The officer in charge shall not bury, or allow to be buried, any colored persons upon ground set apart or used for the burial of white persons.
Ample empirical evidence is provided to support the conclusion that despite the current rhetoric about anti-racial profiling legislation, minorities have a much higher chance of being arrested, incarcerated and sentenced to longer prison terms for non-violent offenses than white persons.
We know little about how race and ethnicity influences medication use despite substantial research showing that, for most health care services, minority beneficiaries use fewer services compared with white persons (Gornick, 1999, 2000, 2003; Gornick et al.
In 2000, 67% of older white persons received influenza vaccination, compared with 48% and 56% of older African American and Hispanic persons, respectively HHS reports.
North Carolina possessed a code that prohibited marriages between white persons and "an Indian, Negro, Mustee, or Mulatto.
They required that people prove they were "free white persons," or of African descent, in order to become citizens.