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Civil Rights POS 2042
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OUTLINE I. The Civil War and Its Aftermath A. The Abolitionist movement  B. The Civil War Amendments to the  Constitution C. “Jim Crow” Laws II. The Modern Civil Rights Era   A. Using the  Plessy  Case against itself B. Brown v. Board of Education
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OUTLINE I. Congressional Legislation II. Civil Rights and Gender A. Discrimination Against Women B. Gender Rights in the 20th Century
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The Civil War and Its Aftermath The Abolitionist movement  The Civil War Amendments to the  Constitution 13th (1865) Abolished slavery 14th (1868) Extended citizenship rights  to all persons born or naturalized in the  United States. Provided for equal  protection of those rights. 15th (1870) Extended voting rights to  black males.
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The 14 th  amendment, section 1 “All persons born or naturalized in  the United States, and subject to  the jurisdiction thereof, are  citizens of the United States and  of the State wherein they reside 
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