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How was the civil rights movement affected by federal polici

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Alison Mathews

on 17 April 2014

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Transcript of How was the civil rights movement affected by federal polici

How was the civil rights movement affected by federal policies in the 1970s, especially affirmative action?
Griggs vs. Duke Power Co ruled in favor of blacks
Regents of the University of California vs. Bakke
United Steelworkers of America vs. Weber upholds the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Equal rights
Racial quotas
Provided more opportunities for people of color. This led to better jobs and educational opportunities
Affirmative action- an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, esp. in relation to employment or education; positive discrimination.
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