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Early Civil Rights
Virginia SOL USII 4c
Terms in this set (15)
What is "racial segregation"?
Strict separation of people based on their race
Segregation was directed against what groups of people?
Primarily African Americans, but some other groups as well, mostly American Indians
American Indians were considered citizens after what year?
What did "Jim Crow" laws do?
Made discrimination practices against African Americans legal in many communities and states
Give some examples of segregation brought about by "Jim Crow" laws.
--Housing (segregated neighborhoods)
--Work (African Americans were often stuck in low-paying, low-status jobs)
--Education (segregated schools)
--Government (State/city jobs)
What early civil rights leader accepted social segregation and believed that equality would come through vocational education?
Booker T. Washington
What early civil rights leader believed in immediate full political, civil, and social rights for African Americans?
What is "vocational education"?
Education that teaches students practical job skills
What 1890s Supreme Court case established the idea that "separate but equal" did not violate the Constitution?
Plessy vs. Ferguson
What is the term for the right to vote?
What Amendment established women's voting rights?
Who were two early leaders of the women's rights movement?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
What improved for women along with voting rights?
What section of the country first gave women voting rights?
Is women's suffrage considered a Progressive reform?
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