Violations of Civil Liberties for AP US History II

By jdbc2
  • alien and sedition acts

    alien and sedition acts
    acts passed by congress in 1798 that were aimed at preventing aliens from hurting our country in various ways. aimed to prevent seditious attacks against our government.
  • indian removal act

    indian removal act
    Under Jackson, indian tribes in the South like the Choctaw and Cherokee were forced to leave Southern territories such as Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennesee and move out to the West so that white settlers could use their land.
  • Trail of tears

    Trail of tears
    Under Jackson, thousands of native americans where moved by foot from south east america out west on a grueling journey that many simply did not survive.
  • Sand Creek Massacre

    Sand Creek Massacre
    Indians massacred at Sand Creek
  • Susan b anthony arrested

    Susan b anthony arrested
    Mrs. Anthony tried to cast a ballot in the presidential election and was jailed.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    The Jim Crow Laws were basically laws aimed at segregating blacks and whites in as many aspects of life as possible in the south. blacks had seperate bathrooms and every other type of facility fom the whites, to keep them seperated.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    severly limits chinese immigration into the country.
  • Dawes severalty act

    Dawes severalty act
    This act forced all indians into civilations and made them quit there nomadic lifestyle.
  • Wounded Knee Massacre

    Wounded Knee Massacre
    unarmed Indians killed at Wounded Knee, Sitting Bull killed previous to the massacre.
  • Annexation of Hawaii

    Annexation of Hawaii
    Hawaii is annexed despite the wishes of the queen and the poeple.
  • Labor civil rights violations

    Labor civil rights violations
    Approximately the middle of the muck-raking expose` and the awful labor condistions for adults as well as the violation of childrens civil liberties via the awful working conditions and the hours they were practically forced to work. Notable events include the triangle shirtwaist fire.
  • Ballinger-Pinchot Affair

    Ballinger-Pinchot Affair
    Ballinger gives private land away to corporations, and Pinchot complains, which gets him fired by Taft. severs any friendship between Roosevelt and Taft
  • Taft sends troops to Nicaragua for 15 years

    Taft sends troops to Nicaragua for 15 years
    President Taft gets involved in Central American issues, and sends troops to Nicaragua, and they remain there for about 15 years before leaving.
  • Supreme Court overturns the Keating–Owen Act

    Supreme Court overturns the Keating–Owen Act
    The Keating-Owen Act helped to reduce the amount of child labor going on in America, but it was overturned by the supreme court
  • Germany's Violation of the Sussex pledge

    Germany's Violation of the Sussex pledge
    Germany announces unrestricet submarine warfar will continue. This violates Wilsons freedom of the seas.
  • Espionage Act of 1917

    Espionage Act of 1917
    An intentionally vague act which prevents citizens from saying anything that may cause harm to the country. Was usually used to arrest socialists and pacifists that talked against World War 1.
  • Sedition Act of 1918

    Sedition Act of 1918
    made it illegal to speak or act against the government, flag, or the draft. Another way for the government to control free speech.
  • Arrest of Eugene Debs

    Arrest of Eugene Debs
    Eugene Debs is arrested and convicted under the espionage act. sentenced to 10 years of jail time.
  • Schenck v. United States

    Schenck v. United States
    Schenk is arrested under the Espionage Act. The case ends up going to the supreme court where they uphold the Espionage Act.
  • Growth of the KKK

    Growth of the KKK
    during the 1920's the KKK's membership dramatically increased, peaking at nearly 5 million members.
  • Emergency Quota Act of 1921

    Emergency Quota Act of 1921
    the emergency quota act of 1921 allowed only 3 percent of the people of their nationality that lived in the U.S in 1910 to immigrate to America
  • Adkins v. Childrens Hospital

    Adkins v. Childrens Hospital
    a controversial case that overturned Muller v. Oregon which stated that women have special workplace rights. women argue that since they are fundementally different thatn man, they should get these rights.
  • Immigration Act of 1924

    Immigration Act of 1924
    This act allowed only 2% of the people of their nationality that lived in the US in 1890 to immigrate to America
  • Scopes Trial

    Scopes Trial
    unconstitutional law in tennesee that doesnt allow teachers to teach evolution in the classroom is broken by John Scopes. a high profile trial follows, and Scopes is found guilty and is fined.
  • Bonus Army March

    Bonus Army March
    World War 1 veterans march on the capital to demand the bonus that they were promised to get in the future. Hoover uses the mlitary to put them down.
  • Concentration camps

    Concentration camps
    Around 1939 Adolf hiter began rounding up "undesirable"people such as jews, gypsies, scholars, gays, and intelectuals, as well as anyone who opposed him and threw them into concentration camps where many would starve to death, be worked to death or be killed via hanging or a gas chamber.
  • Japanese internment camps

    Japanese internment camps
    As a result of the war with japan, american military officials rounded up americans of japanese descent and forced them to live in internment camps.
  • korematsu v. U.S,

    korematsu v. U.S,
    The supreme court upheld the violation of civil rights currently going on on the west coast by ruling in favor of the U.S. in this landmark civil liberties case at the time.
  • Senator McCarthy's red hunt begins

    Senator McCarthy's red hunt begins
    Senator Joseph McCarthy begins ruthlessly hunting suspected communists and accusing many innocent people of being communists. many people lose their job and some go to jail due to his accusations. He is eventually discredited by his accusations within the military.
  • Alger Hiss convicted of perjury

    Alger Hiss convicted of perjury
    Alger Hiss was sentenced to 5 years in prison for perjury. Accused of being a communist, although there was no evidence.
  • McCarran Internal Security Bill

    McCarran Internal Security Bill
    Authorizes the president to arrest and detain any suspicious person during an "internal security emergency"
  • Dennis v. United States

    Dennis v. United States
    convictions of 11 communist who violated the Smith Act of 1940 were upheld by the supreme court,
  • Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed for espionage

    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed for espionage
    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for leaking atomic secrets to the Soviet Union. While Julius may have been involved, there was no evidence that incriminated Ethel, but she was executed regardless.
  • CIA installs Shah of Iran

    CIA installs Shah of Iran
    CIA engineers a coup to instiall Mohammed Reza Pahlevi as the shah of Iran. America is resented by many Iranians
  • Freedom rides

    Freedom rides
    Freedom riders, blacks and whites who rode on desegregated buses through the south, were met with violence and hatred at many stops. In aniston Alabama, a greyhound freedom bus was set ablaze.
  • The Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall
    The berlin wall was constructed to isolate the people of west berlin and cut them off from the rest of europe. this fencing in of people violates civil liberties to the very heart of the definition.
  • Birmingham Protests

    Birmingham Protests
    In birmingham, peaceful protestors were met with dogs and powerful fire hoses.marches were broken up by police with violence and force.