Destin and Richard 7th per.

  • 13th amendment

    13th amendment
    The 13th amendment declared that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime where of the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
  • 14th amendment

    14th amendment
    Gave citizenship to all people born in the United States.
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    Gave African American men the right to vote.
  • plessy vs ferguson

    plessy vs ferguson
    The state of Louisiana enacted a law that required separate railway cars for blacks and whites. In 1892, Homer Adolph Plessy--who was seven-eighths Caucasian--took a seat in a "whites only" car of a Louisiana train. He refused to move to the car reserved for blacks and was arrested.
  • mandez vs westminster

    mandez vs westminster
    African American women was turned away from a "whites" only school and her father was heated by this so he took 4 schools to court and won.
  • delgado vs bastrop isd

    delgado vs bastrop isd
    Until the late 1940s the public education system in Texas for Mexican Americans offered segregated campuses with often minimal facilities and a curriculum frequently limited to vocational training.
  • sweatt vs painter

    sweatt vs painter
    Sweatt was rejected into college becasue of his race. So when he went to court the tried making everything equal.
  • hernandez vs Texas

    hernandez vs Texas
    Pete Hernandez was indicted for murder. when he went to court he had thought they were racist towards mexicans.
  • brown vs board of education

    brown vs board of education
    black students were denied into schools and then black and white came together to migrate.
  • civil rights act 1957

    civil rights act 1957
    The new act established the Civil Rights Section of the Justice Department and empowered federal prosecutors to obtain court injunctions against interference with the right to vote.
  • 24th amendment

    24th amendment
    the right of any citizens to vote in any primary elcetion.
  • civil rights act 1964

    civil rights act 1964
    the act to have equal employment opportunities
  • voting rights act 1965

    voting rights act 1965
    aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote under the 15th Amendment (1870) to the Constitution of the United States
  • edgewood vs kirby

    edgewood vs kirby
    In Travis County on behalf of the Edgewood Independent School District, San Antonio, citing discrimination against students in poor school districts.