Study questions on Civil Rights6

Study questions on Civil Rights6 - Unit 6 Civil Rights...

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Unit 6: Civil Rights - Study Guide Unit 6 Study Guide Study questions on Civil Rights You should print out a copy of these questions and make notes as you read the chapter.* http://www.wadsworth.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl? Bardes Chapter 5: Civil Rights 1. What are civil rights? Generally, all rights rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection under the law. Why are they called positive freedoms? 2. Define equal treatment and equal protection. Civil Rights Generally, all rights rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection under the law. 3. What was the Dred Scott decision and why did it contribute to the Civil War? 4. What was the Emancipation Proclamation? 5. What are the main aspects of the 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th Amendments? 6. Why was the 1875 Civil Rights Act significant, and why did the Supreme Court strike it down? Generally, all rights rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of equal
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2009 for the course PS PS 231 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '09 term at Chadron State College.

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