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Unformatted text preview: is a certain degree of need for the good in question. 2) Affirmative action: A policy wherein people of minorities, whether it is race, religion, or left or right-handedness are accepted into colleges before an equally or more qualified member of the majority is. 3) Reverse discrimination: Often associated with #2, affirmative action, reverse discrimination is the preferential treatment of minorities in such a way that it works against the majority, in this case whites. Reverse discrimination could be seen as a product of overly zealous civil rights activists, an extreme that people like Moynihan wanted to avoid. 4) Moral Majority:...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11