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Unformatted text preview: 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 womens 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 Gitlow v....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POLS 309 taught by Professor Archie-hudson during the Spring '08 term at CofC.

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