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Civil rights

by: Allen Wang

Civil rights Govt 2305

Allen Wang

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Civil rights movement start in early 1800's
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Patrick Larue
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Date Created: 09/16/16
Federalism 2 Types     Federal system­ system of gov where power is divided btwn 2 or more lvls of gov  Unitary­power is held by central gov Larger countries tend to be federal  Smaller countries tend to be unitary Typology  Unit differentiation  Congruent­ relatively homogenous demography (US)  Incongruent­ relatively non­homogenous (India)  Power diff     Dual­ national and sub­national gov powers do not overlap      Cooperative­ national and sub­national gov powers do overlap     Regulated­ national gov encroaches on subnational power (often through financial                    incentive) In the US  State powers­ “police power”: health, safety, morals, general welfare  National powers­ everything specifically mentioned in the Constitution    Concurrent powers­ tax, banking, commerce, drug laws Civil Rights Civil Rights­ right that protect indv. From discriminatory actions from gov. and other indv.  Discrimination­ the unfair/ prejudice treatment of an indv. based on their membership to a social  class  Social class­ race, sex, religion, national origin/ language, disability, sexual orientation Origin of the Movement  Abolition  Solidified during early 1800’s, tho has existed since founding  Slavery was forcefully addressed with addition of Missouri     Missouri Compromise­ any state admitted above 36’30” was free and                                        below was slave (with exception of Missouri)  Literature on both sides of argument   Dred Scott vs. Sandford­ Sandford brings Dred from the South where he was                                           legally owned to a free state where Dred sued for his                                           freedom  Standing­ Scott does not have standing because he was not a free man  Missouri Compromise­ unconstitutional  Federal government have no power of slavery because they can’t seize  property  Civil War  Bang bang boom bom, north wins  13  amendment (abolition of slavery and involuntary servitude)  States’ response­ Black codes  Rights restrictions­ property, business, movement, voting, guns,                                 due process     Vagrancy laws­ arrests can be made for any minor infraction and                                  labeled as vagrant, which is then leased out as                                  labor Congressional response to black codes    Civil Rights Act of 1866 Citizenship rights­ citizen of one state is a citizen of all  Due process Equal protection under the law     Declared unconstitutional 14  amendment  15  amendment     Jim Crow Laws­ systematic segregation Public areas/ spaces­ hotels, schools, libraries, theaters, etc     Civil Rights Act of 1875 Passed to negate Jim Crow Laws    Civil Rights Cases (1883)­ Congress does not have the power to end                                             segregation  More segregation­ poll tax, literacy tests, property ownership     Plessy vs. Ferguson­ “separate but equal” doctrine     De jure discrimination­ directly written in law     De facto discrimination­ occurs as a result of law     Brown vs. Board of Education  14  amendment violation  Congress can regulate segregation  Segregation is inherently unequal  Segregation generates an inferior class      Bro ­ desegregate “with all deliberate speed”     Civil Rights Act of 1964­ ended segregation in: Voting registration  Public facilities  Employment practices     Enforcement­   Department of Justice can sue on behalf of discriminated parties  Equal Employment Opportunities Commission


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