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Chapter 5 - Civil Rights (AP Government)
Terms in this set (9)
This contains the equal protection clause, citizenship clause, incorporation clause and the due process clause.
Equal Protection Clause
This clause emphasizes that the laws must provide equivalent "protection" to all people.
Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
The SC ruled that segregation was inherently unconstitutional because it violated the fourteenth amendment's guarantee of equal protection.
Means "by law".
Means "in reality".
Civil Rights Act (1964)
The law making racial discrimination in hotels, motels and restaurants illegal.
Voting Rights Act (1965)
A law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African-American suffrage.
Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)
A law passed tin 1990 that requires employees and public facilities to make reasonable accommodations for disabled people and prohibits discrimination against them.
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