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This is a unique legal collection comprised of the most important U.S. Civil Rights Acts and Supreme Court decisions considering racial discrimination. Ideals, hopes and dreams of Nat Turner, Dred Scott, Martin Luther King and many other activists who fought for equality, are built in the legislative work presented in this edition. Whether you are a law student or a person interested in civil rights and concerned about equality, "Path Towards Equality" will provide you with insight into one of the most controversial issues of the American society.

Table of Contents:

Emancipation Proclamation & Gettysburg Address (1863)

Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1865)

Civil Rights Act of 1866

Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1868)

Reconstruction Acts (1867-1868)

Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1870)

Enforcement Act of 1870

The First Enforcement Act of 1871 (to enforce the rights of citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union)

The Second Enforcement Act of 1871 (Ku Klux Klan Act)

Civil Rights Act of 1875

Executive Order 9981 (1948)

Voting Rights Law of 1965

Executive Order 11246 (1965)

Fair Housing Act (1968)

United States Code Title 18 Chapter 13 (1968, 1976, 1988, 1994, 2009)

The Community Reinvestment Act (1977)

Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (2007)

Case Law:

Strauder v. West Virginia (1880)

Buchanan v. Warley (1917)

Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)

Sweatt v. Painter (1950)

Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

Boynton v. Virginia (1960)

Heart of Atlanta Motel Inc. v. United States (1964)

Loving v. Virginia (1967)

Jones v. Alfred H. Mayer Co. (1968)

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)

Batson v. Kentucky (1986)

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2017
February 10
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
447
Pages
PUBLISHER
Madison & Adams Press
SELLER
Bookwire GmbH
SIZE
6.3
MB

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