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4.04 Civil Rights Assessment

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on 14 April 2015

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Transcript of 4.04 Civil Rights Assessment

Amendments
Amendments are minor changes to a document.
The purpose of the amendments of the Constitution is to make sure people of America have equal rights.
4.04 Civil Rights Assessment
15th Amendment
The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
Legislation
Legislation is a law passed and enforced by the government.
It's purpose is to regulate, to authorize, to proscribe, to provide (funds), to sanction, to grant, to declare or to restrict.
Brown v. Board of Education
This case paved the path to stop segregation by establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
Miranda v. Arizona
This case changed the way in which defendants were being robbed of their right to a lawyer during questioning and of the right against self-incrimination before police questioning, and that the defendant not only understood these rights, but voluntarily waived them. Thus, creating the Miranda warning which must be told during an arrest.
26th Amendment
4.04 Civil Rights Assessment
This image illustrates the change of a racial era where all citizens could vote regardless of skin color.
The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying citizens of the United States who are at least eighteen years old the right to vote.
This image demonstrates a protest against the governments denial to allow citizens of a certain age to vote.
image depicts an African American girl and a Caucasian girl facing each other in a classroom, representing the turn of a centuries long racial prejudice towards African Americans.
This image depicts a person in custody of the law being interrogated.
This
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