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We the People 7e. Chapter 5 Title Description Reference affirmative action government policies or programs that seek to redress past injustices against specified groups by making special efforts to provide members of these groups with access to educational and employment opportunities Brown v. Board of Education the 1954 Supreme Court decision that struck down the "separate but equal" doctrine as fundamentally unequal. This case eliminated state power to use race as a criterion of discrimination in law and provided the national government with the power to intervene by exercising strict regulatory policies against discriminatory actions civil rights obligation imposed on government to take positive action to protect citizens from any illegal action of government agencies as well as of other private citizens de facto literally, "by fact"; practices that occur even when there is no legal enforcement, such as school segregation in much of the United States today de jure literally, "by law"; legally enforced practices, such as school segregation in
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course CH 302 taught by Professor Holcombe during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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