AP Government Chap 5 vocab and terms.txt

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    • description "Vocab and Terms for Chapter 5 "
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    • Inherently Suspect
    • Invalid unless "compelling public interest"
  2. African Americans
    • 1 slavery- civil war
    • 2 reconstruction- 1954
    • 1954 to present day
  3. African American civil rights (slavery- reconstruction)
    Dred scot case (scott vs sanford), 3/5 comprimise
  4. De jure
    Segregation by law (jim crow laws)
  5. De facto
    By fact: by neiborhoods, states, membership
  6. Reasonable
    Type of segregation: rational relationship to lefit go. Purpose. Examples: amusment park rides, voting age, drinking age. Abortion standards.
  7. Intermediate scrutiny
    Case by case, moderatly difficult to meet. Open to interpretation usually by gender (employmenr, firefighters, Draft
  8. Civil rights
    • Equality by 14th ammendment (equal process under law)
    • Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or discriminatory treatment by government officials or individuals
  9. Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka
    Ended segragated schools reversed plessy vs furfusen "seperat eis inheretly unequal"
  10. 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.
  11. Thirteenth Ammendment
    Ratified avter Civil War, forbade slavery and involentary servitude.
  12. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    this law made racial and sexual discrimination against any group in hotels, motels, and restaurants illegal and forbade many forms of job discrimination
  13. Plessy v Ferguson
    1896. SC provided constitution justification for segregation by ruling that a Louisiana law requiring "equal but separate accommodations for the awhile and colored races" was constitutional
  14. Harper v Board of Elections
    1866 You can not discriminate at state polls.
  15. 24th amendment
    Abolished poll tax
  16. Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
    1954. SC said separate is inherently unequal. A violation of the 14th ammendment's guarantee of equal protection.
  17. Minority majority top 3
    • 1) African americans
    • 2) Latin Americans
    • 3)Asian Americans - fastest growing
  18. Executive order 9066
    • Japanese internment. Rounded up Asian Americans into "safe hoses" striped bill of
    • Rights. Led to Korematsu v US
  19. Korematsu v US
    1944. SC decision that upheld the internment of more than 100,000 American Japenese descent in encampments duringe WWII as constitutional.
  20. Suffrage
    The legal right to vote, extended to African Americans by the fifteenth amendment and to people over 18 by the 26th ammendment
  21. 19th amendment
    Gives women the right to vote.
  22. Equal rights amendment.
    Introduced in 1923 passed congress but failed to get 3/4 legislature .
  23. Reed v Reed
    1971. Landmark case. Supreme court upheld claim of gender discrimination. Set standards for custody: goes to most qualified.
  24. Craig v Boren
    1976. Made girls drinking age higher to equal guys. CraiG vBoren. (Girls over Boys) set up "medium scrutiny".
  25. Equal employment opportunities commission
    1972. You can sue for discrimination.
  26. Title IX
    From education act of 1792. Any facility for boys must have an equivalent for girls. Used with sports.
  27. What % of military is woman.
    15% of military. They can not be in combat positions.
  28. Faragher v city of boca raton, FL
    1991 Employers are responsible for ending sexual harassment. You can sue if they fail to do so.
  29. Current areas of civil rights
    • Age discrimination: older have to meet all other requirements "intermediate scrutiny" younger: emancipation (be financially independent.
    • Disabled: reasonable accommodations
    • Sexual orientation: adoption, insurance (by state, case by case)
  30. Comparable worth
    The issue raised when women who hold traditionally female jobs are paid less than men for working at jobs requiring
  31. 15th amendment
    The constitution amendment adopted in 1870 to extend suffrage to African Americans.
  32. White primary
    Used to discourage African American voting. Deemed unconstitutional in 1944
  33. Voting right act of 1965
    • Law to help African American suffrage. Removed many barriers to voting such as literacy tests. Registered many, and allowed many more African Americans to become
    • Elected officials.
  34. Americans with disabilities act of 1990
    Requires employers to make "reasonable accommodations" for people with disabilities and prohibits discrimination in employment.
  35. Affirmative action
    A policy designed to give special attention to or compensatory treatment for members of some previously disadvantaged group.
  36. Regents of the University of California v Bake
    1978. Rules that a state university could not admit less qualified students solely because of their race.
  37. Adarand Constructors v Pena
    1995. Rules that holding federal programs that classify people by race in any case to be unconstitutional.
  38. Poll taxes
    Small taxes levied on the right to vote. Used to exclude blacks from voting. Voided by 26th amendment.
  39. Fourteenth amendment
    No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge privileges or take away life property etc w/ out due process of the law.
  40. End of reconstruction
    1876. Hays promised to end reconstruction in return
  41. Gerrymandering
    Drawing district boundaries to the advantage of a specific groups.( ie whites)
  42. Proposition 209 (California)
    Banned affirmative action
  43. Swann v Charlotte-Mecklenberg county schools
    Allowed busing as a means to valence racial percentages in schools
  44. Guinn v US
    Grandfather clause is unconstitutional
  45. Smith v allwright
    Outlawed white primaries
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