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    Voting Rights Dbq

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    created equal and their rights have to be protected under the Constitution. However, African Americans seem not to be one of them because they have suffered discrimination and segregation for a long period. In order to change the situation, African Americans created the Civil Rights movement that gained people’s attention. The Voting Rights Act was one of significant Act in the Civil Rights movement because it changed AAs’ lives and get rid of inequal problems. The Voting Rights Act was a…

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    nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude”. Equality is able to be achievable no matter what your race or religious belief is, even though some say that you can’t receive them. Equality is able to be achieved no matter what. For example, Martin Luther King Jr wanted equal rights for all African-Americans however other people believed that equality for…

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    suffrage, the civil rights movement, gay rights as well as freedoms like free speech and freedom from violence and oppression and are just a few of the rights that have been granted by the government. These rights and freedoms do come at a cost, however.…

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    everyday rights. The United States of America has been through history for more than two hundred years and has changed a ton ever since the Declaration of Independence was approved on July 4th in the year of 1776. America has over came a long journey with many bumps in the road but the cause was something that needed to be fought for. As times altered so did America, The Declaration of Independence states, “all men are created equal”, but this wasn’t always the case before the Civil Rights…

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    Effects Of The Red Scare

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    Civil liberties include the freedom from torture, freedom from forced disappearance, freedom of conscience, freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, the right to security and liberty. Civil liberties are individual rights protected by law from unjust governmental or other interference. The Red scare is the rounding up and deportation of several hundred immigrants of radical political views by the federal government in 1919 and 1920. This “scare” was…

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    protects our freedoms, personal freedoms are defended inside the borders of America. Soldiers can keep us free from control by other nations, but individual citizens have the responsibility to maintain equality. The civil rights movement in America has proved that personal liberties can be gained and preserved through nonviolent means. Freedoms may be guaranteed by the Constitution, but it is the job of the American people to preserve the ideals for which so many…

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    says: the body is a machine. Advertising says: The body is a business. The Body says: I am a fiesta.” This quote ties into the depiction of the female body in Alice Walker’s novel Meridian. Walker paints the human body as a vital element in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s in her novel Meridian. The novel’s protagonist, Meridian, struggles with internal and external struggles throughout the entire novel, thus leaving her body feeling battered and bruised. While Walker’s novel was met…

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    1945 through 1968 was a prominent period of time in United States history as it saw the rise of civil rights movements and an era of more progressive presidents. The federal government was partly in sync with the ideals of civil rights activists as both sides wanted the discriminated, which mostly included African Americans and women, to be officially recognized as equal and eliminate any segregation acts. While the government acted with a plan to gradually do so, activists wanted immediate…

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    The Civil Rights Movement that began in the mid-1950s was highly controversial within both the African American and White communities. It attracted public attention to leaders and supporters who pushed for equality. Among the many leaders was an African American woman, known as Anne Moody, who organized and participated in a variety of non-violent tactics. Moody’s past experiences of struggling to get by in an unequal world influenced her decision to partake in non-violent sit-ins, rallies, and…

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    Without Special Forces such as the economic system, the civil rights movement, the women’s movement and the 1st amendment I wouldn’t be able to do the things I do every day without thought. American History is very important to me well all history is important to me, notwithstanding the things my ancestors managed to make happen to make my everyday life easier. Being able to make my own decisions is very significant to me and I’m sure it is for everyone else as well. Fifty one years ago…

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