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11 terms

The Civil Rights Era

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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