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Unformatted text preview: 1 st civil rights law after reconstruction- 1957 Created the civil rights commission- gave federal protection to blacks who wanted to vote and to investigate discrimination 1 st civil rights act passed- 1866 Gave newly freed slaves citizenship and had the same rights as whites 1968- MLK killed Robert F Kennedy killed Daisy Bates President of NAACP in AK; youngest member of NAACP Took on school systems in AK and helped students into schools Supreme court ruled in her favor, but did not change schools at all Our lessons and experiences create our beliefs Tripartite form of segregation: economical, political, social Southern manifesto- 1956 Southern congress saying they would defy the brown decision and inform constituents on how to defy decision Explicit right- freedom of speech Implicit right- right to associate, right to travel Solicitor general of the US- chief lawyer for the US- argues in front of Supreme Court...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course POL 142 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08