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4.04 Civil Rights Assessment

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4.04 Civil Rights Assessment
Miranda V. Arizona
During the Miranda v. Arizona case, the defendants had offered incriminating evidence during police interrogations without prior notification of their rights under the Fifth Amendment. The court had then rule that the suspects must be informed of their rights before and after questioning. This is called the "Miranda Rights" or "Miranda Warning" which insures that the suspect understands their rights. Also that whatever is said could be used against them in court.
19th Amendment
The 19th amendment allowed women to vote. It says "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account by sex." This means that as of August 26, 1920, women had the right to vote.
Brown V. Board of Education
This case was a combination of several different cases where several black children sought admission to public schools that required or permitted segregation based on race. The people involved found that it was unconstitutional to segregate them. This was in violation of the "equal protection clause." In the end, the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public schools was unfairbecause black schools were unequal in their on student education.
15th Amendment
The 15th Amendment to the Constitution had granted that African American men had the right to vote. This was declared that the "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied by the United States or by any state on account of race or color."
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