3 terms

AP American Government Chapter 5 Vocab

INCOMPLETE American Government and Politics Today, Chapter 5: Civil Rights
affirmative action
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives special attention or compensatory treatment to traditionally disadvanteaged groups in an effort to overcome present effects of past discrimination.
civil law
The law regulating conduct between private persons over non criminal matters.
civil rights
Generally, all rights rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantee of equal protection under the law.