Dr.King is an really important people for the American history and he changed United states. He is well-liked by the colored races and he made necessary contributions to colored races. Dr.King's speech " I have a dream", this speech is the most meaningful speech for colored races and United Sates. United States is a country of many races and there are many colored people. In that time, the discrimination is really serious and the black people are discriminated. People would get the unfair or different treats. White people thought the colored people are lower than them and they are noble and kingly. They should get the higher treats. Therefore, at that time, black people lives in the lowest level of the society. Black people's living conditions are really bad. Their houses are small and dirty, they lived border of city. The need work very hard everyday but they cannot get the reward equal the white people. They need do many poor workings and pay more attention and energy to works. Although like this, the black people cannot get the fair treats and respect. They need endure white people's discrimination, they cannot not resist the discriminations. But Dr.king's speech " I have a dream" gave they wish and let them know what they should do. They begin to resist the white people's discrimination. They wanted respect and the fair treats. They got power from the speech, they wanted to change their life and the United States. They stood up, they did the things to state their rights. The speech is not only affect the black people and Untied States, it also affect
equal protection of the laws and the right to vote, why was a Civil Rights movement necessary in the 1950s and 1960s? What major factors and events led up to the Civil Rights movement and what were the gains and losses experienced by those participating in the movement?
Gender and racial equality injustice in the United States against African Americans dates backs to long ago in the early colonization and building of the nation. After the Civil War, the United States underwent a Reconstruction Era in…
CHAPTER 5: CIVIL RIGHTS AND PUBLIC POLICY
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In which amendment does the phrase “equal protection of the laws” appear?
2. What are the three levels of scrutiny used by the Supreme Court to discover whether discrimination is permissible?
a. Reasonableness, inherently suspect, and the intermediate standard
b. Reasonableness, inherently suspect, and grossly discriminatory
War on Terrorism and the effect on The US Patriot Act
In an interview Vice President Dick Cheney remarked that the United States was less safe since Obama changed the detention and interrogation practices of enemy combatants saying that the change was a move towards treating terrorism as a law enforcement problem. Cheney argued that terrorism is a strategic threat that could only be addressed by using all wartime assets against the enemy (NY Times). During this interview…
denied civil rights how would you feel? Every day in the United States minority groups are denied basic rights that ever other U.S. citizen is grated. These rights are determined by the United States government that is influenced by religious beliefs, even though our country was founded with the belief of separation of church and state.
Proposition 8 Violates the separation of church and state. In the state of California Proposition 8 passed. Proposition 8 would deny gays the right to marry…
379 U.S. 241, 85 S. Ct. 348, 13 L. Ed.2d 258
HEART OF ATLANTA MOTEL.INC v. UNITED STATES
Civil Rights act of 1964, 78 Stat. 241, 241.
The Civil rights act of 1964, forbid racial discrimination and segregation in public, and other public accommodations engaged in interstate commerce. Appellant owns, and operated Heart of Atlanta Motel. Appellant advertises 50 billboards, with 75% of its registered guest from out of state. Heart of Atlanta Motel refused to accept Negros.
The owners of the Heart…
the United States history immediately following the Civil War in which the federal government set the conditions that would allow the rebellious Southern States back into the Union. The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments were reconstructed Amendments to the United States Constitution.
The Thirteenth Amendment is that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been dully convicted, shall exist within the United States, or…
1. Civil Rights Act 1866 (p.158-159)
In response to the Black Codes that were being enacted in Southern state legislatures in 1865-1866, Congress decided to pass the Civil Rights Act in April 1866. The Civil Rights Act declared African Americans as citizens of the United States and gave the federal government power to intervene in state affairs to protect the rights of the citizens. The Civil Rights Act of 1866, accordingly, granted civil rights to all people born in the United States, except…
The Civil War in the US took place from 1861 to 1865. Many Americans lost their lives, but in the end, America was finally united. The United States was finally a single nation instead a company of states with their own establishments.
The United States had many problems that led to the Civil War. One of the main causes for war was the social and economic differences between the North and the South. The South was basically a one crop economy because of the invention of the cotton gin…
the civil war to help the four million newly freed African American slaves making the move from bondage to freedom. The full title of the agency was the bureau of refugees, freed African American men and abandoned lands. One of the most idealistic and far reaching programs ever attempted by the federal government the bureau was established in march 1865 under the administration of general howard who controlled the whole establishment.
Jim crow Laws
From the end of the civil war…
amendment to the U.S. Constitution freed all slaves in the United States. After the Civil War ended, the former confederate states were required to ratify this amendment before they could be readmitted to the Union.
14th Amendment (1868)- Guaranteed rights of citizenship to former slaves, in words similar to those of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
Freedman’s Bureau- Reconstruction agency established in 1865 to protect the legal rights of former slaves and to assist with their education, jobs…