Unit 10 Socially Progesive Movements: Civil Rights

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal".
  • Upward Bound

    Upward Bound
    a federally funded educational program within the United States.
  • Admendment

    a formal change to the text of the written constitution of a nation or state.
  • Affrimative Action

    Affrimative Action
    as positive discrimination in the United Kingdom,
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program.
  • 14th Admendment

    14th Admendment
    Grants citizenship to all people born in the us
  • 19th admendment

    19th admendment
    Gives rights to women to vote.
  • 24th Admendment

    24th Admendment
    Passed to precent voting discrimination against the poor by outlawing poll taxes.
  • 25th admendment

    25th admendment
    deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, as well as responding to Presidential disabilities.
  • 26th Admendment

    26th Admendment
    Passed due to the fact that citzens were being drafted into the military at the age of 18 but were not allowed to vote
  • Head Start

    Head Start
    a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.
  • Federal Housing Authority

    Federal Housing Authority
    a United States government agency created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934.
  • 15th admendment

    15th admendment
    Grants voting rights to African American men
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    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.
  • Mendez v. Westminster

    Mendez v. Westminster
    a 1946 federal court case that challenged racial segregation in Orange County, California schools.
  • Delgo v Bastrop ISD

    Delgo v Bastrop ISD
    Landmark case in Texas that dealt wit racial segregation.
  • Sweatt v. Painter

    Sweatt v. Painter
    a U.S. Supreme Court case that successfully challenged the "separate but equal" doctrine of racial segregation established by the 1896 case Plessy v. Ferguson.
  • Hernandez v. Texas

    Hernandez v. Texas
    a landmark United States Supreme Court case that decided that Mexican Americans and all other racial groups in the United States had equal protection under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
  • Sonia Sotomayor

    Sonia Sotomayor
    Sotomayor is the Court's 111th justice, its first Hispanic justice, and its third female justice.
  • Brown v Board of Education of Topeka Kansas

    Brown v Board of Education of Topeka Kansas
    successfully overturned the Plessy v Ferguson decision by aplying that "seperate isinherenity unequal"
  • Marthin Luther King Jr.

    Marthin Luther King Jr.
    was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    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"
  • Orval Faubus

    Orval Faubus
    the 36th Governor of Arkansas, serving from 1955 to 1967.
  • civil rights act 1957

    civil rights act 1957
    the first civil rights legislation enacted by Congress in the United States since Reconstruction following the American Civil War.
  • Lyndon Baines Johnon

    Lyndon Baines Johnon
    was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969), a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States (1961–1963)
  • Barbara Jordan

    Barbara Jordan
    An american politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement.
  • Dlores Huerta

    Dlores Huerta
    co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW)
  • civil rights act of 1964

    civil rights act of 1964
    Differed from ealier attempts to address minority rights by focusing on ending dicrimination in the work place.
  • Ceasar Chavez

    Ceasar Chavez
    Championed the conomic rights of migrant workers.
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    Title IX made it easier to move civil rights cases from state courts with segregationist judges and all-white juries to federal court.
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    an American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987.
  • Voting Rights Act 1965

    Voting Rights Act 1965
    a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S.
  • Great Society

    Great Society
    a set of domestic programs in the United States announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson at Ohio University and subsequently promoted by him and fellow Democrats in Congress in the 1960s.
  • Medicare

    a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965, that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans ages 65 and older and younger people with disabilities as well as people with end stage renal disease (, 2012).
  • Betty Friedan

    Betty Friedan
    Friedan founded and was elected the first president of the National Organization for Women, which aimed to bring women "into the mainstream of American society now fully equal partnership with men".
  • Hector P. Garcia

    Hector P. Garcia
    a Mexican-American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American G.I. Forum.
  • Thrugood Marshall

    Thrugood Marshall
    Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice.
  • American indian movement

    American indian movement
    a Native American activist organization in the United States, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with an agenda that focuses on spirituality, leadership, and sovereignty.
  • Edgewood ISD v. Kirby

    Edgewood ISD v. Kirby
    Landmark case in Texas, redistributed property taxes to poorer districts, led to Robin Hood leglislation
  • Tinker v. De Moines

    Tinker v. De Moines
    Ruling was that the 1st admendment applies to public schools with regards to regulation speech in the classroom.