Civil Rights - The Struggle for Political Equality Chapter...

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In this chapter we will learn about the meaning of political inequality the struggle of African Americans to claim rights denied to them because of race the struggle of Native Americans, Hispanics, and Asian Americans to claim rights denied to them because of race or ethnicity women’s battle for rights denied to them on the basis of gender the fight by other groups in society to claim rights denied to them on a variety of bases
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Laws that treat people differently Suspect classifications Strict scrutiny Quasisuspect classifications Intermediate standard of review Nonsuspect classifications Minimum rationality test
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Rights denied on the basis of race: African Americans The aftermath of the Civil War Black codes Reconstruction Segregation and the era of Jim Crow Poll taxes Literacy tests Grandfather clauses
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Rights denied on the basis of race: African Americans, cont’d. Plessy v. Ferguson
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2010 for the course POL SCI political taught by Professor Any during the Spring '10 term at Ohio State.

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