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15 Cards in this Set

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13th, 14th, 15th amendments
Slavery, Citizenship & Equal protection of law, Voting rights.
Jim Crow Laws
Required blacks to live in separate areas.
Poll Tax
A restriction on black voting participation.
Plessey vs. Ferguson
1896; Separate but equal doctorine
Brown vs. Board of education
1954; segregation at schools is unconstitutional
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Civil Disobedience Philosophy developed by:
Mahatma Gandhi
24th Amendment
Abolished Poll Tax
Bekke vs. Regents of UC
Affirmative Action is Unconstitutional
Constitutional basis for civil liberties:
Bill of Rights and the 14th amendment, equal protection of law
Religious freedom
1st Amendment
Lemon v. Kurtzman
1971; paying salaries of religious schools unconstitutional
US v. Eichman
Burning flag is constitutional
Reno v. ACLU
1997; Internet material is protected by amendment 1
Near v. Minnesota
No censorship-no prior restraint