A History of Civil Rights Through Legislation: Constitutional Amendments, Laws, Supreme Court Decisions & Key Foreign Policy Acts - U.S. Government, U.S. Supreme Court & U.S. Congress

A History of Civil Rights Through Legislation: Constitutional Amendments, Laws, Supreme Court Decisions & Key Foreign Policy Acts

By U.S. Government, U.S. Supreme Court & U.S. Congress

  • Release Date: 2017-02-10
  • Genre: Law

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This collection incorporates the crucial democratic principles on which our identity as Americans is based. From the Declaration of Independence to the Civil Rights Act of 1968, this edition contains 40 most important decisions and acts that shaped the legal system and democracy of the USA.
Table of Contents:
Declaration of Independence (1776)
U.S. Constitution (1787)
Bill of Rights (1791)
Amendments (1792-1991)
The Federalist Papers (1787-1788)
Marbury vs Madison (1803)
The Louisiana Purchase Treaty (1803)
Treaty of Ghent (1814)
Monroe Doctrine (1823)
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848)
Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
Gettysburg Address (1863)
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
Treaty of Fort Laramie/Sioux Treaty (1868)
The Enforcement Act of 1870
The Second Enforcement Act of 1871 (Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871)
Civil Rights Act of 1875
Interstate Commerce Act (1887)
Dawes Act (1887)
Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890)
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
Keating-Owen Child Labor Act of 1916 (1916)
President Woodrow Wilson's 14 Point Program (1918)
National Industrial Recovery Act (1933)
Social Security Act (1935)
Lend-Lease Act (1941)
Brown vs. Board of Education (1954)
Civil Rights Act of 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Establishment of the Peace Corps (1961)
Test Ban Treaty (1963)
Equal Pay Act of 1963
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Tonkin Gulf Resolution (1964)
Heart of Atlanta Motel, Inc. v. United States (1964)
Voting Rights Act (1965)
Loving v. Virginia (1967)
Civil Rights Act of 1968
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978