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abolition
the act of doing away with something;such as the abolitionist movement in the 19th centry to eliminate slavery
apartheid
a policy that keeps races separate
civil rights
a term used for acts of government that make constitutional guarentees a reality for all people
environment
the totality of external physical conditions that affect and influence the growth, development, and survival of organisms
regulation
the act of controlling or directing according to rule, principle,or law
suffrage
the right to vote
blacklist
a list of individuals or organizations that have incurred disapproval or suspicion or are to be boycotted or otherwise penalized; for example, suspected communisistes in the US during the 1950's
clear and present danger
a principle establised by the supreme court that limits free speech if the words will bring about substantive evils
conscientious objector
an individual who on the basis or religious or moral principles refuses to bear arms or serve in the military
libel
false and malicious use of printed words that damage a persons reputation
mccarthyism
the attacks, often unsubstantiated,by senator joseph mccarthy and others on people suspected of being communists in the 1950's
slander
false and malicious use of spoken words that damage a persons reputation
bias
a perspective, preference,or incliniation that inhibits impartial judgement
critique
a critical review or commentary
logical fallacies
statements or arguments based on a false or invalid reference
propoganda
the spreading of ideas to promote a certain cause or to damage an opposing cause
primary source
resources of evidence??
secondary source
offer an analyisis of primary sources??
stereotype
an oversimplified conception, opinion, or image
thesis
a proposition that is supported by an argument
unstated assumption
supporting ideas that are not explicitly presented in source