Flashcards - Civil Rights in the U.S.

Flashcards - Civil Rights in the U.S.
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Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a landmark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting
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Affirmative action
Affirmative action is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who currently suffer or historically have suffered from discrimination within a culture
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Affirmative action
Affirmative action is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who currently suffer or historically have suffered from discrimination within a culture
Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a landmark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting
Americans with Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a US labor law that prohibits unjustified discrimination based on disability
Jim Crow laws
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States

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