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Increasing Rights (Woman and Ethnicities) 18/12/2008 15:54:00 Did civil rights and freedom expand in the US between 1865-1980? When did it contract and why? What eras did rights not expand and why? Court cases Reconstruction – increasing rights 1865 – 13 th  amendment 1868 - 14 th - citizenship  1870 - 15 th  – right to vote 1865 and 1866 – black codes Plessey vs. Ferguson Gilded Age Jim Crow – 1890s Purity crusades Feminismk Red Scare containment Cold War
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1920’s immigration acts Chinese exclusion act Gentleman’s agreement WWII Korematsu vs. US Internment camps o Japanese and Japanese Americans in camps on the other side of the  Rocky mountains so they were off the west coast o Lost the property they owned Student Movement Voting rights act Changed the way universities were run 1964 civil rights act- Women’s right to vote – 1920 Abolition of jim crow laws- 1950 and 1960s Brown vs board of education – “separate but equal” is not equal Native Americans – Dawes Act Encourage assimilation
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Free Speech Movement Mario Savio participate in the freedom summer o Northern whites registered voters in Mississippi o When they got back they wanted to raise money for civil rights activists Second Wave Feminism Why did it take place? o Discontent from the 1950s o Participate in student movement and civil rights movement o Not given leadership positions, expected to be secretaries o Their experience in these social movements Legacies for the Civil Rights Movement Increase of influence of the media Integration becomes expected o Changes values of society Voting rights guaranteed for everyone Why did the Civil Rights Movement fall apart Assassination of MLK People got what they wanted o Civil rights groups are united around the civil rights act of 1964  (desegregation), government protection of voting rights o Groups went their own ways after these successes o Rise of black power – Black Panther Party
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Poverty in urban cities Police brutality Healthcare Federal, state and local governments have failed to get blacks  out of poverty, adequate healthcare 1965- most Americans thought the vicil rights movement was  over, so when the Black Panther party comes about, its like a  backlash most Americans aren’t overly concerned with civil rights hate anti-war movement government doesn’t pass legislation to support it many organizations become black movements, so white people are  uninvolved and turn away
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