Affirmative Action

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    Affirmative Action History

  • Civil Rights Act is Signed

    prohibited discrimination of all kinds based on race, religion, or national origin.
  • Affirmative Action Defined

    President Johnson gives a speech that first defines the concept of Affirmative Action
  • Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

    This case made sure that Affirmative action did not cause reverse discrimination and struck down quota systems
  • Affirmative Action Reformed

    President Clinton made a speech that called for stricter standards for Affirmative Action.
  • Supreme Court upholds Affirmative Action in college admisisons

    The Supreme Court rules that race can be one of many factors considered by colleges when selecting their students because it furthers "a compelling interest in obtaining the educational benefits that flow from a diverse student body."