Notes - Political Science 1. Civil Rights a. African...

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Political Science 1. Civil Rights a. African Americans i. Stopping slave trade ii. Reconstruction 1. No black rights b. Cases i. Plessy v fergurson 1. Separate but equal ii. Missouri ex rel Gaines v. Canada(1938) 1. Must be available in the state iii. Sweatt v. Painter(1950) 1. Must be equal qualifications of entrance to college iv. Brown v Board of Education of Topeka(1954) 1. Separate inherently unequal v. Swann v Charlotte-Mecklenberg Board of Ed.(1971) 1. Busing appropriate remedy for unequal distribution of students vi. 1964 ten years after Brown less than 1% of black children in the south were going to school with whites vii.1964 1. Civil rights act dealt predominantly with accommodation and jobs but also included provisions for withholding federal funding if evidence of state supported discrimination existed viii. 1965 1. Voting Rights Act a. Extended 1970, 1975 1982, 2006 ix. 1968 1. Housing c. Affirmative Action i. Regents of California v Bakke(1978) 1. Affirmative action okay, but quotas are not
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course POLI 100 taught by Professor Rabinowitz during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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