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Unformatted text preview: Increasing Rights (Woman and Ethnicities) 16/12/2008 17:02:00 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 Feminism Red Scare containment Cold War 1920s immigration acts Chinese exclusion act Gentlemans 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- Womens 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 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 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 arent overly concerned with civil rights hate anti-war movement government doesnt pass legislation to support it many organizations become black movements, so white people are uninvolved and turn away Blood Justice...
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