Civil Rights - Civil Rights Rights of groups who are...

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Civil Rights Rights of groups who are discriminated against (women, blacks, elderly) Major one is equality for women and blacks 1960s first slave ship arrived to US British (revolutionary War) slaves tried to run away Political problems with slavery 1600s opposed to slavery (people from the north) 1800s slavery movement By 1838 ¼ million member (ASS) no southern members Seneca FC slaves and women’s rights 1852 Harriet beecher stowe (uncle toms cabin) sold 300,000 copies (peculiar institution) Keep slave/free states proportioned (president negates treaties and congress confirmed 2/3 votes) 1857 dred scott case overturned Missouri compromise Civil war (war of the states, war of the northern regression) During the civil war congress wouldn’t outlaw slavery Lincoln emancipated the slaves (brought 13, 14, 15 amendment) (1863) 13 amendment abolished slavery, black men and white men are equal (women are not) Civil war did not end slavery (states could leave the union)
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