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american political culture
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De facto segregationdiscrimination not by law (separate but equal)Nineteenth Amendmentgranted women the right to vote in 1920Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972no sex based discriminationTitle VIIA portion of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits discrimination in hiring, firing, compensation, apprenticeships, training, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin for employers with 15 or more workers.Generational Effectevent that shapes your beliefs on individual and national levelsLife-cycle effectwhat stage of life you are on shapes how you receive informationGlobalizationthe process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.OutsourcingA decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers.Focus groupA small group of individuals who are led in discussion by a professional consultant in order to gather opinions on and responses to candidates and issues.Push poll(propaganda) candidates pushing ideasConservatistmless federal control on businesses, more control of social policyLiberalismless federal control on social policy, more control of businessesLibertarianismno government control except as it pertains to the protection of property and individual rightsWhat is the difference between a civil liberty and a civil right? Where are those protections found?Explain selective incorporation. What amendments have not been incorporated?What protections (and where) does the Constitution offer for those accused of a crime? Why do you think the Constitution focused on the rights of the accused rather than the rights of the aggrieved?What were affirmative action programs intended to accomplish? What are contemporary criticisms of these programs?