310Lspring2009CivilRightsNotesVersionPP

310Lspring2009CivilRightsNotesVersionPP - Studying Civil...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Studying Civil Rights
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[A reminder] Definition of civil liberties: Freedoms from government , freedoms that the constitutions of the nation and/or the state(s) require those governments to protect Definition of civil rights: Claims against government to take positive steps to protect people from the unlawful actions of others, including government
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Another education case Plyler v. Doe (1982)
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Key topics from the textbook Return of segregated schools [opening case study] Civil rights before the 20th century Contemporary civil rights for racial minorities Contemporary civil rights for women “intermediate scrutiny” [ Craig v. Boren (1976)] Abortion rights Broadening the civil rights “umbrella” Box: Is equal citizenship a reality in U.S.?
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Important aspects the textbook omits or covers inadequately Latinos Native Americans Asian Americans
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Underlying cause of claims to civil rights Believed discrimination
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