AP Government Chap 5 vocab and terms
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- 1 slavery- civil war
- 2 reconstruction- 1954
- 1954 to present day
African American civil rights (slavery- reconstruction)
Dred scot case (scott vs sanford), 3/5 comprimise
Segregation by law (jim crow laws)
By fact: by neiborhoods, states, membership
Type of segregation: rational relationship to lefit go. Purpose. Examples: amusment park rides, voting age, drinking age. Abortion standards.
Case by case, moderatly difficult to meet. Open to interpretation usually by gender (employmenr, firefighters, Draft
- Equality by 14th ammendment (equal process under law)
- Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or discriminatory treatment by government officials or individuals
Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka
Ended segragated schools reversed plessy vs furfusen "seperat eis inheretly unequal"
Scott v. Sandford
1857. Supreme Court ruled that a slave who had excaped to a free state enjoyed no rihgts as a citizen and the Congress had no authority to ban slavery in the territories.
Ratified avter Civil War, forbade slavery and involentary servitude.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
this law made racial discrimination against any group in hotels, motels, and restaurants illigal and forbade many forms of job discrimination
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