Civil Rights - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – Civil Rights PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 2db70-ZGM1Z



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

Civil Rights

Description:

The term Civil Rights Movement' usually refers to the struggle of African ... Hispanic Civil Rights Movement. Women's Movement. Affirmative Action ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:52
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 10
Provided by: robertba
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Civil Rights


1
Civil Rights
  • Supplemental Lecture

2
Civil Rights Right not to be treated unequally
based on characteristic such as race, ethnicity,
gender, etc.
3
Legal foundation for civil rights
  • - 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th and 24th Amendments
  • Civil Rights Act (1964) and Voting Rights Act
    (1965)
  • 14th Amendment nor shall any state deprive any
    person of life, liberty, or property, without due
    process of law nor deny to any person within its
    jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.

4
Members of many groups have faced unequal
treatment
  • This has taken two forms segregation and
    discrimination.

5
Segregation people of a particular group are
forced to use separate public facilities or
reside in specific places
  • De jure segregation no longer exists.
  • De facto segregation continues to exist,
    especially in public schools.

6
Discrimination treating a person differently
because of some attribute
  • Discrimination continues to be a problem for many
    people

7
The term Civil Rights Movement usually refers
to the struggle of African Americans to achieve
social and legal equality (1950s and
1960s).Hispanic Civil Rights MovementWomens
Movement
8
Affirmative Action
A variety of government, business and educational
programs designed to increase opportunities for
minorities Set-aside programs Quotas
9
Affirmative Action
Reverse discrimination Regents of the
University of California v. Bakke (1978) race
could be used as one plus factor among several
factors in deciding college admission University
of Michigan cases (2003) point system
unconstitutional Race can only be used in
decisions about hiring/ promotion/firing if
necessary to overcome on-going discrimination or
the on-going effects of past discrimination
About PowerShow.com