Charles Davenport
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"Charles Benedict Davenport" was a prominent American eugenics/eugenicist and biology/biologist. He was one of the leaders of the Eugenics in the United States/American eugenics movement. Eugenics is the study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qualities of the human species or a human population, especially by such means as discouraging reproduction by persons having genetic defects or presumed to have inheritable undesirable traits (negative eugenics) or encouraging reproduction by persons presumed to have inheritable desirable traits (positive eugenics)

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