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9 Cards in this Set

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Civil Right
Things that the government must secure on behalf of its citizens
Civil Liberty
The Constitution's Protection from government power.
Civil War Ammendments
13- formal emancipation
14- granted citizenship
15-guaranteed the right to vote
Jim Crow Laws and Segregation
focus to disenfranchise and segregate.
White Primary
Poll Tax
Literacy Test
Grandfather clauses
Plessy v Ferguson
Seperate but equal doctrine
Smith v. Allwright
threw out white primary laws
Sweatt v Painter
can't instantly create a black facility. need to admit african americans to the U of Texas
Brown v Board of Education
Overturned Plessy v Ferguson. Separate is NOT equal. MUST desegregate
1964 Civil Rights Act
Law authorized to end segregation.