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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Five The Quest for Equality Under the Law Civil Rights : The rights or privileges that every citizen living in a nation is entitled to, including: National origin Religion and Sex (known as suspect classifications) which are located in the equal protection and due process clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth amendments. Slavery and its Aftermath Reconstruction Era Civil Rights Acts The Civil Rights Movement Rosa Parks Martin Luther King Incident on a Montgomery Bus Civil Disobedience Post-WW II Civil Rights Movement Two tracks: Legal strategy and Protest strategy to address racial discrimination Legal: lawsuits against white primaries, restrictive covenants in real estate transactions, public school segregation Protest: Montgomery bus boycott (1955- 56); Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins; freedom rides; Birmingham; Selma voting rights march, etc. 1954, 1955: Brown I & Brown II...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Franklin during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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