Key Terms Unit #2

  • 13 Amendment

    13 Amendment
    The 13 Amendment , forbids slavery , and force labor .
  • 14th amendment

    14th amendment
    No state should have laws that discriminates or tales away people life liberty and there preset of happiness
  • 15 Amendment

    15 Amendment
    the right for any american citizen to vote , without being denied or abridged .
  • 20th amendment

    20th amendment
    20th amendment was put in place to give us specifics on how long a president and vice president should stay in office . Also who would be the successors if any was to happen
  • 24th amendment

    24th amendment
    the right for the american people to vote for any appointed set in office , they cant be denied do to the fact that they have not payed any tax or other tax.
  • 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.
  • 26th amendment

    26th amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.
  • lester Madox

    lester Madox
    Lester Maddox was the governor of Georgia , he was a former restaurant owner who refused to serve blacks
  • Civil Disobedience

    Civil Disobedience
    refusal to obey government laws , or demands ,for the purpose of influencing legislation.
  • sharecropping / Tenant Farming

    sharecropping / Tenant Farming
    The south used this method to to keep there slaves , and use the for there own desire
  • Black Codes

    Black Codes
    Local laws that attempted to control every aspects of Black life in many Southern cites
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Jim Crow Laws are lows put in place to secret African americans to white Americans
  • plessy vs ferguson

    plessy vs ferguson
    the U.S supreme court ruled that states can constitutionally enact legislation requiring persons of different race to used "separate but equal " segregated facilities
  • Lynching

    originated as fortier someone ( usually by hanging ) deemed guilty of a crime without a trial or even proven to be guilty .
  • Period: to

    19th amendment

    The United states or any states can take rights away from any one do to sex
  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez
    Cesar Chavez was an activist , and Union leader . He spent most of his life improving treatment, pay and working conditions for farm workers.
  • Federal Housing Authority

    Federal Housing Authority
    Is a government agency that underwriting and insures loans made by bank
  • Hector Perez Garcia

    Hector Perez 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.
  • brown vs ferguson

    brown vs ferguson
    The supreme court decide that Plessy v. Ferguson ,segregation psychologically damaging to black children, and public- school segregation is unconstitutional.
  • Martin Luther King Jr

    Martin Luther King Jr
    Was a civil rights leader that fought for the end of segregation , with non violence .
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Montgomery Bus Boycott was a boycott agents Montgomery buses segregation laws , it started by the unfair arrest of Rosa Parks
  • Desegregation

    Desegregation is the ending of a policy of racial segregation.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks was a civil right leader that refused to give up her seat , which sparked Montgomery bus boycott which helped end segregation in public transportation
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    Civil Rights Act of 1957 is a seeress of laws that we put in place in 1957 that granted freedom for many minority and African Americans
  • Orville Faubus

    Orville Faubus
    Orville Faubus was a governor of Arkansas , he is best known for standing in the desegregation of little rock high school where he ordered Arkansas National to stop african america students from entering the school
  • Sit-in

    Sit-in's are a form of peaceful protest, many african americans used sit ins to make a point agents segregation
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action
    positive action in employment equity , Americas Affirmative Action was the right of african american , and citizens and women
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    George Wallace was governor of Alabama , he is known for this famous saying " i say segregation today segregation tomorrow , and segregation forever."
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
  • Head Start

    Head Start
    is a program the u.s department ofHealth and Human Services help low income family with education, health, nutrition.
  • Veteran right Act of 1965

    Veteran right Act of 1965
    The right for any military veteran , the right to vote
  • Upward Bound

    Upward Bound
    Is a government program that helps low in come high school students ,
  • 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
  • Title IX 9

    Title IX 9
    is a that prohibits the government and schools to have laws that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex
  • Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.Marshall was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967, and served for 24 years
  • Nonviolent protest

    Nonviolent protest
    Nonviolent protest is a forme of protest that uses nonviolent tactics that still get your point out .