The American Democracy, 10th Edition (Patterson)

Chapter 5: Equal Rights: Struggling Toward Fairness

Chapter Outline

  1. Equality through Law
    1. The Fourteenth Amendment: Equal Protection
      1. Segregation in the Schools
      2. Judicial Tests of Equal Protection
    2. The Civil Rights Act of 1964
      1. The Black Civil Rights Movement
      2. The Movement for Women's Rights
      3. Hispanic Americans and the Farm Workers' Strikes
      4. Native Americans and Their Long-Delayed Rights
      5. Asian Americans and Immigration
    3. The Voting Rights Act of 1965
    4. The Civil Rights Act of 1968
    5. Affirmative Action
  2. The Continuing Struggle for Equality
    1. African Americans
    2. Women
    3. Native Americans
    4. Hispanic Americans
    5. Asian Americans
    6. Gays and Lesbians
    7. Other Disadvantaged Groups
  3. Discrimination: Surface Differences, Deep Divisions
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