PATTERSON CHAPTER 5

PATTERSON CHAPTER 5 - PATTERSON CHAPTER 5: EQUAL RIGHTS:...

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PATTERSON CHAPTER 5: EQUAL RIGHTS: STRUGGLING TOWARD FAIRNESS EQUALITY as an ideal: "I have a dream…" vs. CIVIL LIBERTIES VS. CIVIL RIGHTS : DEFINE each term STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY : Obstacles vs. Necessity of political action 1. African- Americans Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)- Supreme Court precedent? Brown v. Board of Education (1954)- Court reversal Public reaction? State govts' response? Impact? March on Washington and Impact Civil Rights Act of 1964-purposes? contents? impact? Voting Rights Act of 1965 obstacles to black voting? contents? impact on voter turnout and elections? CHECK BOX Minority Representation by states: trends? CHECK BOX : Opinions on Racial Bias in Courts by Race- trends? 2. Women Heritage of English common law for political status of women? 19th Amendment and Equal Rights Amendment Political Gains? Impact of Women's Vote on elections? Economic Gains? Family & Medical Leave Act? Glass ceiling? Equal pay? Sexual
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