Running from 1954 to 1963, the civil rights movement was the campaign which aimed to enforce constitutional and legal rights in the US for African Americans which other Americans already had access to. What do you know about this incredibly important period in human history?
To be referred to the courts of individual states.
To be subjected to especially close scrutiny.
Siquel v. Board of Regents.
Sweatt v. Painter
Brown v. Board of Education.
Milikin v. Bradley.
Plessy v. Ferguson.
Declaring that segregated public facilities, if equal, did not violate the fourteenth amendment.
Prohibiting all-white juries in state court trials.
Applying the Bill of Rights to the states as well as to the national government.
Ruling that racially separate schools were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional.
Banning interracial marriages in the Northeastern United States.
Declared unconstitutional laws creating schools that were separate but obviously unequal.
Declared unconstitutional laws supporting schools that were separate but unequal in subtle ways.
Ruled that racially separate schools were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional.
Ruled that schools discriminating on the basis of race could be denied access to federal funds.
Ruled segregation was lawful if mandated by a state constitution.
De jure v. de facto.
Legal v. historical.
Legal v. illegal.
De jure v. de yo mamma.
Martin Luther King Jr.
A. Philip Randolph.
Assassination of President Kennedy.
Supreme court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
Centralization of power in the House and Senate.
Civil unrest that shook several northern cities.
The election of Republican presidents.
Drafting men only was a denial of equal treatment.
Drafting women only was a denial of equal treatment.
Women could not be drafted unless war had been officially declared.
Women in the military must be treated the same as men.
Women were exempt from the draft.
It was to be guaranteed under the Equal Rights Amendment.
Until 1973 it was decided by states.
It is protected under the right to privacy statue of the 14th amendment.
Until Roe v. Wade it was regulated by federal law.
It is absolute, and completely beyond the regulatory power of the states.
Life begins at birth.
A woman's right to privacy is not guaranteed by the 14th amendment
Abortion represents a breakdown of the wall of separation between church and state.
The fetus is entitled to equal protection of the laws.
Abortion violates the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution.
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
Stop killing our babies amendment.
A magnifying glass.
The act of being unconstitutional .
The act of reverse discrimination.
They can vote and run for office.
They must pay taxes and, if legally admitted, are entitled to welfare benefits.
They can be barred by states from serving on juries.
If illegally admitted, they cannot obtain a Social Security card.
Their children cannot be excluded from the public school system.
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