Flashcards - Rights & Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship

Flashcards - Rights & Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship
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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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right of privacy
The right to privacy is a human right and an element of various legal traditions which may restrain both government and private party action that threatens the privacy of individuals
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Separation of Church and State Doctrine
The separation of church and state is a concept defining the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state
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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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Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution
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Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution
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
Separation of Church and State Doctrine
The separation of church and state is a concept defining the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state
right of privacy
The right to privacy is a human right and an element of various legal traditions which may restrain both government and private party action that threatens the privacy of individuals
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
naturalization
Naturalization is the legal act or process by which a non-citizen in a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country
oath
Traditionally an oath is either a statement of fact or a promise with wording relating to something considered sacred as a sign of verity
Earl Warren
Earl Warren was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 30th Governor of California and later the 14th Chief Justice of the United States
Jackie Robinson
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era
Rosa Parks
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"
Jim Crow laws
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States

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