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Segregation

The separation or isolation of a race, class or group

Integrate

To end separation of different races and bring into equal membership in society

Boycott

To refuse to use in order to show disapproval or force acceptance of one's terms

Civil Disobedience

Refusal to obey laws that are considered unjust as a nonviolent way to press for changes

Poverty Line

A level of personal or family income below which one is classified as poor according to government standards

Medicare

A social program that helps pay for medical care for the elderly

Medicaid

A social program that gives the states money to hep those who cannot afford to pay for their hospital bills

Sit-In

The act of occupying seats or sitting on the floor of an establishment as a form of organized protest

Interstate

Across state lines; connecting or existing between 2 or more states

Feminist

A person who advocates or is active in promoting women't rights

Latino

American who has come to the United States from or is descended from people who came from Latin America or Spain

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