insufficient amount of laws enacted for other benefits and material things. These other
benefits include housing, jobs, equal pay, and government assistance. Holding these things back or making them hard to gain is just another form of discrimination and taking away their freedom. We have a lot of improvements to make within our nation. The way to do this is to admit that there are unfair systems already in play. Once this is recognized there can be more effective movements to universal freedom. The minorities can receive the voice they deserve because they do create a significant portion of our population. We can help to make that gap between races even smaller. We all have a voice that should be heard and respected.
Unit 1 Review #2 , Walton & Smith pgs. 36 - 38 Amanda Staszewski September 13, 2018 Many amendments have been made to the constitution since it has been written. These amendments are to help make it more relative to modern times and make adjustments as time goes along to help protect individuals’ rights as citizens. One amendment that has received many provisions throughout history is the 14th. The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments. The amendment addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws and was proposed in response to issues related to former slaves following the American Civil War. The amendment wasn’t favored right away as it was opposed by many for racist reasons, such as stating that the “inferior races” didn’t deserve equality. But of course it was passed and provisions and additions have been made up until 1966. This is