AG 5

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AG 5
2013-01-23 14:01:45
American Government

American Government
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  1. a policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives special attention or compensatory treatment to traditionally disadvantaged groups in an effort to overcome present effects of past discrimination.
    affirmative action
  2. a nonviolent, public refusal to obey allegedly unjust laws
    civil disobedience
  3. generally all rights rooted in the 14th amendment's guarantee of equal protection under the law
    civil rights
  4. those personal freedoms, including freedom of religion and of speech, that are protected for all individual sin a society
    civil liberites
  5. racial segregation that occurs because of patterns of racial residence and similar social conditions
    de facto segregation
  6. racial segregation that occurs because of laws or administrative decisions by public agencies
    de jure segregation
  7. the movement that supports political, economic, and social equality for women
  8. a statistic that measures the average number of children that women in a given group are expected to have over the course of a lifetime
    fertility rate
  9. any practice, policy, or procedure that denies equality of treatment to an individual or to a group because of gender
    gender discrimination
  10. a device used by southern states to disenfranchise African Americans. it restricted voting to those whose grandfathers had voted before 1867
    grandfather clause
  11. discrimination against individuals who are not members of a minority group
    reverse discrimination
  12. the doctrine holding that separate but equal facilities do not violate the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment
    separate but equal doctrine
  13. unwanted physical or verbal conduct or abuse of a sexual nature that interferes with a recipient's job performance, creates a hostile work environment, or carries with it an implicit or explicit threat of adverse employment consequences.
    sexual harassment
  14. a state primary election that restricts voting to whites only; outlawed by the supreme court in 1944
    white primary