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pols 206 ch 5 - Civil Rights and Public Policy Chapter 5...

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Civil Rights and Public Policy Civil Rights and Public Policy Chapter 5
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Introduction Introduction Civil Rights Definition: Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or discriminatory treatment by government officials or individuals. Racial Discrimination Gender Discrimination Discrimination based on age, disability, sexual orientation and other factors
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Introduction Introduction
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Two Centuries of Struggle Two Centuries of Struggle Conceptions of Equality Equal opportunity Equal results Early American Views of Equality The Constitution and Inequality 14 th Amendment: “…equal protection of the laws.”
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Race, the Constitution, and Race, the Constitution, and Public Policy Public Policy The Era of Slavery Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) The Civil War The Thirteenth Amendment The Era of Reconstruction and Resegregation Jim Crow laws Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
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Race, the Constitution, and Race, the Constitution, and Public Policy Public Policy
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Race, the Constitution, and Race, the Constitution, and Public Policy Public Policy
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