Ch 55: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Rights Cases & Legislation

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Use this chapter's video lessons to learn more about famous civil rights cases and legislation. When you've revisited the information in these tutorial videos, you'll be prepared for related items on the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) examination.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Rights Cases & Legislation - Chapter Summary

This chapter will effectively refresh your memory on key civil rights cases and legislation. Review the online videos in this chapter so that you can provide correct answers on the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) examination for any questions about:

  • The origins of the Civil Rights Movement
  • The significance of Brown vs. the Board of Education
  • The civil rights of various minorities as well as those of women
  • Legislative successes for Americans with disabilities
  • The Fourteenth Amendment and its equal protection clause

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6 Lessons in Chapter 55: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Rights Cases & Legislation
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The Origins of Civil Rights: History & Overview

1. The Origins of Civil Rights: History & Overview

Most people know that a major victory for civil rights was won when the slaves were freed after the American Civil War, but that was just the beginning. In this lesson, we'll look at civil rights and the Civil Rights Movement in America.

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Definition, Decision & Significance

2. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Definition, Decision & Significance

In this lesson, we will learn about the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education. We will take an in-depth look at the facts surrounding Brown and the aftermath of the decision.

The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken

3. The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken

In this lesson, we will review the timeline of several smaller minority groups. We will take a closer look at the background of basic human civil rights, how the groups are fighting for their rights and what they mean to society today.

The Civil Rights of Women: Timeline, Leaders & Ongoing Issues

4. The Civil Rights of Women: Timeline, Leaders & Ongoing Issues

In this lesson, we will review the timeline of the civil rights of women. We will take a closer look at the background of the rights, what they include and what they mean to society today.

The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities: Judicial & Legislative Victories

5. The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities: Judicial & Legislative Victories

In this lesson, we will review the timeline of the civil rights of Americans with disabilities. We will take a closer look at the background of the rights, what they include and what they mean to society today.

Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

6. Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

In this lesson, we will learn about the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. We will take a closer look at the history behind this clause, what it contains and what it means to society today.

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