11 - 4/11/11 Chapter 15 Civil Rights based on Race and...

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4/11/11 Chapter 15 Civil Rights based on Race and Ethnicity o Doll Experiment 15 out of 21 prefer the white doll o Integration Not the major purpose o Genocide The killing of an entire people/culture o Beginning of Slavery 1435 Portuguese and French could enslave West African members not a part of the Catholic Church o Issues with Civil Right Employment Political Participation o 14 th amendment gives full citizenship to all individuals (targeted at blacks) o Reconstruction (1865) Blacks have gained position of power (elected officials) More then than now Compromise of 1877 Jim Crow Laws o End military control of the south o As long as south pledge allegiance to the Union and Hayes becomes president o After 1877 Separate but Equal (Plessy v. Ferguson 1896) Schools, Bathrooms, Buses could be separate as long as they were deemed equal in quality Brown v Board 1954 Challenge Plessy Case Argument: Separate is inherently unequal
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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11 - 4/11/11 Chapter 15 Civil Rights based on Race and...

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