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an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that outlawed (banned) slavery in the United States
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that defines who is a citizen in the U.S. (law of blood, law of soil, naturalized and naturalization process). It also gives every citizen equal protection under the law act (due process in court)
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that makes it illegal for the federal or state governments to deny someone the right to vote (suffrage) based on their race (1870). This gave Black men the right to vote but not women.
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that grants women the right to vote (a.k.a. suffrage)
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that made poll taxes (charging people to vote in state elections) illegal.
an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that lowers the minimum voting age from 21 down to 18. This made teenagers required to go to war happy because they could now vote for the President who is charge of our military and can force them to go to war if there is a draft. (1971)
Civil Rights Act of 1964 (mean bosses)
a federal law that that does not allow employers from discriminating against employees based on race, sex, color, religion, or national origin
Civil Rights Act of 1968 (you can't deny me a home)
a federal law that prohibits (or does not allow) people from discriminating against others based on race, religion, national origin or sex when they sale, rent or try to finance (pay in monthly payments) a house.
Voting Rights Act of 1965
a federal law that banns (not allow) race discrimination in voting places by federal, state, and local governments
the right to vote
the separation of people based on their race or color of their skin
It's when a person peacefully protests and breaks a law (they get arrested). Many people did this to get the voting and civil rights acts in the 1960's.
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