Civil and Political Rights

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Editors: Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner , Brenda Wilmoth Lerner , and K. Lee Lerner
Date: 2006
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 2
Content Level: (Level 5)
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Civil and Political Rights

Introduction to Civil and Political Rights...95


Dred Scott v. Sanford
    Roger B. Taney, 1856

Women's Disabilities Removal Bill
    John Bright, 1889...300

Plessy v. Ferguson
    U.S. Supreme Court, 1896...304

Lynch Law in America
    Ida B. Wells-Barnett, 1900...308

The Birth of a Nation
    D.W. Griffith, 1915

The Causes of the Chicago Race Riot
    Walter F. White, 1919...314

The Social Equality of Whites and Blacks
    W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920...319

American Women Enfranchised
    International Woman Suffrage Alliance, 1920...322

Man Buying Tickets at Black Entrance to Theater
    Eudora Welty, 1935...325

Executive Order 9981
    President Harry S. Truman, 1948...328

Rosa Parks is Fingerprinted by Police
    Gene Herrick, 1956...330

Newton Girl Jailed in Mississippi with Eight Freedom Fighters
    Anonymous, 1961...333

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"I Have a Dream"
    Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963...336

Civil Rights Act of 1964
    Everett Dirksen, 1964...339

Voting Rights Act of 1965
    Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965...343

City of Memphis v. Martin Luther King, Jr
    City of Memphis, 1968

International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid
    United Nations General Assembly, 1973...348

Mourners Surround the Coffin of Black Leader Steve Biko
    The Associated Press, 1977...353

Nelson Mandela's Second Court Statement
    Nelson Mandela, 1964...355

Tiananmen Square protest
    Jeff Widener, 1989...360

Secretary of State's Morning Summary for June 5 and 6, 1989
    James A. Baker III, 1989...362

Tiananmen Square Declaration of Human Rights
    Anonymous, 1989...365

Appeal for Action to Stop Repression and Trials in South Africa
    Oliver Reginald Tambo, 1963...367

Afghan Women Approach a Voting Station
    Teru Kuwayama, 2004...371

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX2560000112