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Domestic/Internation

USII.9 Civil & Equal Rights; Domestic & International Issues

QuestionAnswer
* Separate educational facilities and resources for white and African American students • Separate public facilities (e.g., restrooms, drinking fountains, restaurants) • Social isolation of races Effects of Segregation
Opposition to Plessy v. Ferguson: separate but equal
Brown v. Board of Education Desegregation of schools
Passive resistance against segregated facilities; “I have a dream...” speech Martin Luther King, Jr.
Montgomery bus boycott Rosa Parks
Organized protests, Freedom Riders, sit-ins, marches Actions during the civil rights movement
NAACP National Association for theAdvancement of Colored People
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Discrimination against women in hiring practices lower wages for women than for men doing the same job Work place disadvantages for women
National Organization for Women (NOW) Federal legislation to force colleges to give women equal athletic opportunities Improved conditions for women
Despite its failure, and a focus on equal opportunity employment created a wider range of options and advancement for women in business and public service. Equal Rights Amendment
What resulted in legislation that ensured constitutional rights to all citizens of the United States regardless of race. The Civil Rights Movement
Women_____ were inspired by the achievements of the Civil Rights Movement and took action to gain equality for women, particularly in the_____. activists, workplace
After the war, Americans turned their energies to the development of peacetime_____. technologies
New_____ in communication, entertainment, and business have dramatically affected American life. technologies
Airline industry (jet engine), Automobile industry and interstate highway system, Entertainment and news media industries, Exploration of space, Computer industry, Satellite systems, telecommunications (pagers, cell phones, television), Internet Industries benefiting from new technologies
travel, news & information, cheaper communication, heating and air-conditioning, decreased regional variation Impact of new technologies on American life
Increased domestic and international_____ for business and pleasure travel
Greater access to_____ and other information news
Cheaper and more convenient means of _____ communication
Greater access to_____ and _____ improved the quality of life and encouraged population growth in certain areas of the country. heating, air-conditioning
Decreased regional_____ resulting from nationwide access to the same_____ and_____ provided by national television and radio programming,_____ services, and computer games variation, entertainment, information, Internet
Representative_____ have influenced America scientifically, culturally, academically, and economically. citizens
Medicine (plasma) Charles Drew
Physics (Manhattan Project team) J. Robert Oppenheimer
Architecture Frank Lloyd Wright
Dance Martha Graham
History Henry Louis Gates
Literature Maya Angelou
Computer technology (Microsoft) Bill Gates
Franchising (McDonald’s) Ray Kroc
American foreign policy, immigration policies, energy policies, and environmental policies affect people both in the _____ and in other countries. United States
• Increase in terrorist activities • Conflicts in the Middle East • Changing relationships with nations Foreign policy
• Changing immigration patterns (e.g., Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans) • More people want to immigrate to the United States than are allowed by law. Immigration
• Policies to protect the environment • Global climate change • Conservation of water and other natural resources Global environment
• Energy issues (dependence on foreign oil) • World health issues (global pandemics) Other emerging issues
Created by: Mrs. Estes