Civil Rights Mikenna 7th period

  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The 13th Admendment abolished slavery.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The 14th Amendment granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment prevents the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citzens color, race, or previous condition seritude.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Upheld constitutionally of "sperate but equal facilities" based on race
  • Mendez v Westminister

    Mendez v Westminister
    Chalenged racial segregationin Orange County schools in California
  • Delgado v Bastrop ISD

    Delgado v Bastrop ISD
    U.S. District court in Austin prohibits segregation of Mexican-American students in Bastrop and other Central Texas school districts
  • Sweatt v Painter

    Sweatt v Painter
    It ruled that the seperate professional schools for blacks were not up to standards and did not meet the "test of equality"
  • Hernandez v Texas

    Hernandez v Texas
    During the post World War II period it was the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case heard and decided by the United States Surpreme Court
  • Brown v Board of Education

    Brown v Board of Education
    Court declared state laws establishing seperate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    This is the voting bill. and everyone notes now
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    Prohibits any poll tax in elections for federal officials
  • Civil Right act of 1964

    Civil Right act of 1964
    Outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
  • Voting rights act of 1965

    Voting rights act of 1965
    Act the prohibits racial discrimination in voting.
  • Edgewood v Kirby

    Edgewood v Kirby
    Texas case that redistributes property taxes equally across the state from richer districts to poorer districts, it ended discrimination against poor school districts