American Government - video notes

American Government - video notes - Very liberal Believed...

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Justice Hugo Black Originally from Alabama Trial lawyer from small town Alambama Witnessed injustice, ignorance, and poverty Member of KKK, needed their support for money and voters o Never gave a reason for why he joined the clan and why he resigned President wanted him to resign, but Black stood his grounds Believed that the bill of right should be applied to states rules also Felix Frankfurter
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Unformatted text preview: Very liberal Believed that peoples rights must be protected through democracy, not through Early supporter of the NAACP McCarthyism Segregation Plessy vs. Ferguson Separate but equal Brown vs. Board of Education Did not immediately end segregation Produced politicians that are more radical Civil rights became national agenda during the 60s...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course GOV (01:220:30 taught by Professor Clancy during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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