Civil Rights

  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

    he mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights
  • 19th amendment

    19th amendment
    19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote. Achieving this milestone required a lengthy and difficult struggle; victory took decades of agitation and protest.
  • Federal housing authority

    is a United States government agency created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934
  • Social secruity

    Social secruity
    Social Security refers to the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program
  • MLK

    was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of state
  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez
    Cesar Chavez was an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, who, with Dolores Huerta
  • Eleanor Roosvelt

    Eleanor Roosvelt
    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office
  • Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD

    Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD
    made the segregation of children of Mexican descent in Texas illegal. Garcia served as legal advisor to the League of United
  • Mendez v. westminster

    Mendez v. westminster
    was actually the first case in which segregation.
  • Barbara Jordan

    Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Charline Jordan was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate
  • Hector P. Garcia

    Hector P. Garcia
    Hector Perez Garcia was a Mexican-American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American G.I. Forum
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    Civil Rights

  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"
  • Hernadez v. texas

    Hernadez v. texas
    was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that decided that Mexican Americans and all other racial groups
  • Sweatt v. painter

    Sweatt v. painter
    was a U.S. Supreme Court case that successfully challenged the "separate but equal" doctrine of racial segregation
  • Civil rights movement

    was a worldwide political movement for equality before the law occurring between approximately 1950 and 1980.
  • Black panthers

    Black panthers
    he Black Panther Party was a progressive political organization that stood in the vanguard of the most powerful movement for social change in America
  • non violent protest

    non violent protest
    They employ nonviolent resistance tactics such as: information warfare, picketing, vigils, leafletting, samizdat, magnitizdat, satyagraha, protest art, protest music
  • Dolores Huerta

    Dolores Huerta
    Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta is a labor leader and civil rights activist who, along with César Chávez, co-founded the National Farmworkers Association
  • Brown vs Board of education of topeka

    was filed against the Topeka, Kansas school board by representative-plaintiff Oliver Brown
  • Orval faubus

    Orval faubus
    Orval Eugene Faubus was the 36th Governor of Arkansas, serving from 1955 to 1967. He is best known for his 1957 stand against the desegregation of the Little Rock School District during the Little Rock
  • Mont. Bus boycott

    Mont. Bus boycott
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S. civil rights movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial
  • SCLC

    “The National Board of Directors of SCLC gathered on October 18-19 in Dayton, Ohio to bring together a coalition of civil rights groups
  • Civil rights act of 1957

    Civil rights act of 1957
    Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Originally proposed by Attorney General Herbert Brownell, the Act marked the first occasion since Reconstruction that the federal government undertook significant legislative action to protect civil rights.
  • Betty Friedan

    Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan was an American writer, activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the Women's Movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    George Corley Wallace Jr. was an American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States
  • SNCC

    The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was one of the organizations of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    attracted an estimated 250,000 people for a peaceful demonstration to promote Civil Rights and economic equality for African americans.
  • 24th amendment

    24th amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.
  • Head start

    Head start
    n January of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared The War on Poverty in his State of the Union speech
  • Medicare

    is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965
  • civil rights act of 1964

    civil rights act of 1964
    is the nation's benchmark civil rights legislation, and it continues to resonate in America. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  • Edgewood ISD v. KIrby

    a landmark case concerning public school finance, the Mexican American Legal Defense
  • voting rights act of 1965

    voting rights act of 1965
    was the most significant statutory change in the relationship between the Federal and state governments in the area
  • JIm crow laws

    JIm crow laws
    The Jim Crow laws were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965
  • NOW

    Taking action for women's equality since 1966.
  • Ufwoc

    was established when two smaller organizations, the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) and the Agricultural Workers
  • Thurgood marshall

    Thurgood marshall
    Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991.
  • 25th amendment

    25th amendment
    In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.
  • Militant protest

    Militant protest
    By 1968, the year of his death, King's radicalism and openness to militant forms of protest had, by all accounts, only intensified. And yet, in his final speech
  • Great society

    Great society
    was a set of domestic programs in the United States announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson at Ohio University and subsequently
  • Movement (AIM)

    Movement (AIM)
    s a Native American activist organization in the United States, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota,
  • CORE

    The Congress of Racial Equality or CORE is a U.S. civil rights organization that played a pivotal role for African-Americans in the Civil Rights Movement.
  • TInker v. De Moines

    TInker v. De Moines
    nd its impact on the history of the United States of America in one of these easy-to-use Constitution Courier
  • Affirmative action

    Affirmative action
    known as positive discrimination in the United Kingdom, refers to policies that take factors including "race, color, religion, gender
  • Mexicans americans united

    Mexicans americans united
    The current surge in births among Mexican-Americans is largely ... than 10 million immigrants to the United States from Mexico since 1970.

    Advancing the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health, and civil rights of the Hispanic population in the United States
  • 26th amendment

    26th amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of age.
  • title ix

    title ix
    No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance
  • upward bound

    rovides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance.
  • Sonia s

    Sonia s
    is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009