Civil Rights

Civil Rights - Civil Rights Civil Rights vs. Civil...

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Civil Rights Civil Rights vs. Civil Liberties o Civil Rights represent rights secured by national law and government power which require positive government action o Civil Liberties are constitutional protections secured from government power (freedom of speech, religion, etc.) o Civil Rights are BY the government o Civil Liberties are FROM the government Foundations of “Civic Rights” o “No taxation without representation” right to vote o Modern day civil rights Rights of individuals to interact with one another freely to do business Free of isolation and intimidation Right to own property Equal educational opportunities o Civic Rights Right to vote Unalienable rights Freedom of speech, assembly press Slavery o End of Slave Trade (1807) o Missouri Compromise Missouri was allowed to become a slave state, as long as Main becomes a free state, in order to maintain balance in the senate. Always if one state wanted to become a free/slave state, another state would become the opposite, in order to keep the number of slave and free states equal in the Senate. o
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