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Civil Rights and Liberties
full citizenship and equality under the law
southern states allowed only whites to vote
could vote if ancestors had in 1867
money paid in order to vote
required voters to read and explain a section of the constitution
behavior that implies a close friendship (with a white woman for african americans)
segragation existing not legally required
segregation by law
racial balance by transporting students to schools across neighborhood boundaries
nonviolent refusal to obey unjust laws
a command to appear at a specified time and place to testify
right to vote
political, economic, and social equality for women
practice, policy, or procedure that denies equal treatment because of gender
unwanted conduct or abuse of sexual nature that creates stress
programs make up for past discrimination by helping minority groups and women gain access to jobs and opportunities
affirmative action program dicriminates against those with no minority status
forced retirement when a person reaches a certain age
law dealing with private rights of individuals or noncriminal matters
the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment (government prosecutor)
the age at which a person is considered competent to manage their own affairs
whatever is reasonably necessary for suitable subsistence as measured by age, state, condition in life, and the like.
a law established by following earlier judicial decisions