ISS Review Sheet 2 - ISS Review Sheet 2 A. Civil Rights...

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ISS Review Sheet 2 A. Civil Rights What are civil rights? Rights of all Americans to equal treatment under the law as provided by the 14 th amendment. Whom did the 14th amendment apply to? Everyone, especially the slaves and it says that the states cannot discriminate against individuals or groups. After the civil war which geographical region did the Republicans and Democrats gain support from? Republicans were the North. Democrats were the South. What the difference between the 1st civil rights act in 1866 and the 2nd civil rights act in 1875? - the fist civil rights act of 1866 gave African Americans full equality before the law and gave the nat’l gov’t enforcement power. -the second civil rights act of 1875 says that everyone is entitled to full and equal enjoyment of public accommodations, theatres, and other places of public amusement. What did Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) do? -it established the separate but equal doctrine. Which legalized segregation in the South. Allowed for the Jim Crow laws. What is the difference between De jure and De Facto segregation? -De jure segregation is segregation by law and De Facto segregation is not by law. De Facto segregation occurs b/c of past social and economic conditions and residential patterns. This remains today. What is the difference between Poll taxes, Grandfather clause, Literacy Test, and White primaries? - poll taxes: is paying to vote -Grandfather clause: if your grandfather could not vote then you were not allowed to vote. -Literacy test: had to pass a difficult literacy test to vote. -White primaries: African Americans not allowed to vote in Democratic primaries but could vote in Republican ones. What the difference between Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka and Brown II? - Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka (1954): overturned the separate but equal doctrine. -Brown 2: is the desegregation of the public schools must and will being with “all deliberate speed” What is the issue surrounding busing? Busing and redrawing school district lines has been used to “attempt to” eliminate both types of segregation laws. Today busing orders to end de facto
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segregation are not upheld in court. Busing is not in favor of either race but issue is in school vouches for private institutions. What are school vouchers? Gov’t money for private tuition and even religious schools. What is the difference between the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Civil Rights Act of 1968? - the civil rights act of 1964 forbade discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender and national origin. -the voting rights act of 1965- made it illegal to interfere with anyone’s right to vote in any election held in this country. -the civil rights act of 1968- prohibited the discrimination in housing. Which is the hardest to
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ISS 225 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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