Immigrants based on national origins set in 1924 1965

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immigrants based on national origins set in 1924 1965 Higher Education Act To allow all to go to college Set aside funding for scholarships and low-interest loans for underprivileged college students; supported college libraries and research departments 1965 National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities To provide insight to art and humanities Funded research and education in humanities; funded art and cultural projects; awards grants to cultural institutions 1966 Model Cities Act To not discriminate cities that are run-down, discriminating the citizens living there Set up Department of Housing and Urban Development; provided funding to chosen “model cities” to clear away run-down areas, build better housing and recreational facilities, and create mass transportation systems 1966 Motor Vehicle Safety Act created federal standards for automobile safety and tires 1966 Truth in Packaging Act To provide consumers with detailed information about what they’re buying Expanded federal government rules on labelling for consumer goods; required packages to carry labels listing product’s identity, name, and address of manufacturer, and quantity of product contained in package Vocabulary (fill in effects from the lesson where possible or put the definition in your own words) Civil rights legislation – legal protection for basic human rights and from discrimination of those rights based on physical or mental differences Conservative – a political view favoring limited government size and expenditures and caution in making changes Desegregation – ending the customary or enforced separation of ethnic or racial groups in public places Discrimination – unfair treatment of a person or group based on physical or mental characteristics Disproportionate – unequal or out of proportion in quantity, shape, or size Domestic policies – laws and programs that affect people within a country Federal debt – the total amount of spending over budget of the national government over the years Liberal – a political view favoring government action and spending to improve society and embracing of change Migrant laborer – a worker who moves from place to place seeking work, usually referring to movement according to the seasons in farming work Poverty rate – the portion of a population living below an official level of income determined to be necessary for meeting basic needs Social welfare programs – a government initiative designed to protect citizens from economic risk and insecurity Unconstitutional – not allowed by or against the ideas and principles of the Constitution 7.02: Peace or Power?: The Big Ideas Who were some of the leaders involved with the NAACP? Thurgood Marshall, Charles Houston, Constance Baker
Motley, and Roy Wilkins.

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