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    The social and political unrest of the Civil Rights movement characterized and defined the decade of the 1960s. From Martin Luther King’s March on Washington in 1963, to the televised police assaults on blacks in Birmingham, Alabama, with police dogs and water hoses, to the bombing of a black Birmingham church that killed four young girls, to the murders of civil rights workers in Mississippi, the decade became a testament to the social, political and economic realities of violent and deep-seated racial hatred. Equality for women pushed forward and in their continuation for political and economic rights advancements were made in gender specific roles in professional and personal situations. Roe V. Wade was a landmark case allowing women to…

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    The Civil Rights Movement

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    the mid-19th century, the Civil Rights movement has had a profound impact on societal ideals which have created policies that promote and protect diversity and inclusion in the United States. It was through the combination of non-violent protests and civil disobedience that policymakers and other government officials expanded on the rights that protect all citizens of the United States. Unfortunately, there are still ongoing battles till this day for certain groups who are not represented and…

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    classes of rights listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: civil, social, and political. Social rights deal with social benefits, such as health and education. According to the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative website, social rights “guarantee that every person be afforded conditions under which they are able to meet their needs” (nesri.org). Examples of social rights would be the rights to education, food, health, housing, social security, and work. Political rights…

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    his ideology pertaining to the progression of African Americans; Mr. Du Bois has very different viewpoints towards Washington’s methods and beliefs in order to reach the same goal of advancement. Du Bois presents a successful persuasive argument in pointing out that by waiving the right of certain basic freedoms on the road to advancement has led to problems in that time frame and could potentially do so for both near and long term future endeavors. Du Bois does not solely blame the position…

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    American or foreigners we can see the people are still desperately to fight for civil rights especially to the minorities. It is true, racial discrimination, majoritarian still assist right now. The minority still facing racial civil rights, especially the African American. They still struggle to achieve civil right in order to demonstrate the quality democracy in America. Therefore, in this essay I want to discuss the differences on how majoritarian and participatory democracy works; analyzing…

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    Without a doubt, rights are something that are necessary in order to for a state to successfully rule a people without a constant state of the country of being overthrown. These rights can be broken down into four different sections. Those different sections are civil, political, economic, and social rights. While fundamental rights such as the ability to vote for a ruler are generally agreed upon, they can still be argued upon. In other extents, the split between states opinions on things such…

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    The Civil rights are our rights as Americans to be free from any kind religious or political persecutions, and for our pursuit of happiness. When something is a civil rights issue, then that means it is something that takes away our freedom to believe in something or our right to think in some way or plainly an act that takes away our freedom. The reasons that gender violence isn’t treated as a civil rights issue is because people do not see it as a civil rights issue, even though it affects…

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    Women are prohibited from abortion in country X. This remains a major problem because country X doesn’t respect women’s political or civil rights that involve making decisions regarding their bodily integrity, which forces women to carry fetuses to term. In this paper, I will argue that we ought to reject Don Marquis’ notion of opposing abortion due to the presence of the fetus’s future of value because Marquis fails to properly account for the type of future that the female fetus would…

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    Birkland's Case Study

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    There is a case study of civil rights and the deliberate pace of change in the Birkland textbook (pp. 96–102). This appears to be a case study of some interest, given the materials covered this week. Think about the following questions: What do you see as some of the lessons in the case study? As I reflect on Birkland’s case study, the first lesson I gathered is the separation of powers and the system of federalism serves as a double edge sword. For example, the same systems that were in place…

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    The definition of the term civil-rights is “the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality. During the mid 1950’s, African American citizens were being denied their civil rights and refused to be given the same treatment as white citizens. Racial inequality has been an issue ever since the 1800s. With nothing being done to prevent racial segregation, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped in and decided that the civil rights of African Americans would not be denied any longer.…

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