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Civil Rights - Civil Rights Liberties 9:48:00 PM Maine and...

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Civil Rights & Liberties 02/12/2007 21:48:00 Maine and Missouri entered into the union in the Missouri Compromise in 1820 Fredrick Douglas was a 19 th  century black leader who started as a slave and urged  Lincoln to free the slaves The first women’s rights convention was held in 1848 in Senenca Falls, NY The 13 th , 14 th , 15 th  amendments were considered the Civil War amendments.(Due  process/citizens, voting) Poll taxes, property, literacy tests, and the grandfather clause were devices used by  the south to keep blacks from voting W.E.B. DuBois was the leader of the N.A.A.C.P. The 19 th  amendment gave women the right to vote Jim Crow laws were laws enacted by the Southern states to discriminate against the  blacks In 1896 the supreme court upheld the separate but equal idea  Dred Scott v. Sandford(1857) had to do with slavery Due Process, in the 5 th  and 14 th  amendments, protects citizens from unjust and  arbitrary laws Gitlow v. NY(1825) prevented the states from infringing upon the guaranteed rights 
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  • Spring '08
  • Archie-Hudson
  • Civil Rights, Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Free Exercise Clause, supreme court Amicus, Supreme Court Constitutional

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