Chapter 14 - Chapter 14 Civil Rights- R ights that...

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Chapter 14 Civil Rights - Rights that guarantee individuals freedom from discrimination Missouri Compromise - An agreement between pro- and anti- slavery groups passed by Congress in 1820 in an attempt to ease tensions by limiting the expansion of slavery while also maintain a balance between slave states and free states Disenfranchised - To have been denied the ability to exercise a right, such as the right to vote Grandfather Clause - A type of law enacted in several southern states to allow those who were permitted to vote before the Civil War, and their descendants, to bypass literacy tests and other obstacles of voting, thereby exempting whites from these tests while continuing to disenfranchise African Americans and other people of color Jim Crow Laws - State and local laws that mandated racial segregation in all public facilities in the South, many border states, and some northern communities between 1876 and 1964 “Separate but Equal” - The idea that racial segregation was acceptable as long as the separate
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