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Women and RIGHTS

“Women” and RIGHTSThe international organizations and communities made strong commitments to gender equality and the empowerment of women at United Nations conferences during the past decades. Many organizations have come ahead with their endeavor to equalize gender inequality. Results have been very little, not because of any lapses by them but the major obstacle to […]

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Civil Rights Timeline: Jan. 15, 1929 – Dec. 21, 19

56Jan. 15, 1929 – Dr. King is born – Born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Ga., he was the second of three children of the Rev. Michael (later Martin) and Alberta Williams King. Sept. 1, 1954 – Dr. King becomes pastor – In 1954, King accepted his first pastorate–the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in […]

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Bill Of Rights 2

After the Revolution, the States adopted their own constitutions, many of which contained the Bill of Rights. The Americans still faced the challenge of creating a central government for their new nation. In 1777 the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, which were ratified in 1781. Under the Articles, the states retained their ‘sovereignty, […]

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History Of African-American Civil Rights

Racism in the Not So Distant Past Strom Thurmond was a Democrat? George Bush was a strong opposer of black voting rights? Times have certainly changed. Key events in US history; have led to moderate desegregation that encompasses our nation today. One must thoroughly investigate dates, and legislation between 1948 and 1980 to fully comprehend […]

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The Womens Rights Movement

In the nineteenth century, the words that our forefathers wrote in the Declaration of Independence, “that all men were created equal,” held little value. Human equality was far from a reality. If you were not born of white male decent, than that phrase did not apply to you. During this period many great leaders and […]

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Indian land rights

Tribal Affiliations The injustices that happened long ago are still not fixed and need to be, because they are visible everyday through the hardships these people face. Introduction Ever since Europeans discovered America Native Americans began losing their land progressively for the next couple of hundred years following the settlement of the first Europeans. What […]

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Civil Rights Act of 1964

Civil Rights When the Government Stood Up For Civil Rights “All my life I’ve been sick and tired, and now I’m just sick and tired of being sick and tired. No one can honestly say Negroes are satisfied. We’ve only been patient, but how much more patience can we have?” Mrs. Hamer said these words […]

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Violation of Human Rights in The Crucible

IB English Exam A2 Question #2 : Violations of the Declaration of Human Rights during the Salem Witch Trials During the Salem witch trials, many violations of todays Universal Declaration of Human Rights occurred. Inclusively, some are still being done today. Upon having a victim under an acusation, many articles were not respected. This is […]

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Gay Rights to Marriage

My aunt, who lives in Missouri, has had a loving partner for about four years. They are both lesbians and want to get married someday when the law allows. I asked them to send me a letter on some of their thoughts on same-sex marriage. Out of her four-page letter I pulled this reply out, […]

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Events Of The Civil Rights Movement

EVENTS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT I. Introduction A. Why it began B. What happened II. Emmett Till A. Said “Bye-Baby” to white woman B. White woman brother and husband kill Emmett C. Both men found not guilty of their crimes III. Little Rock Nine A. Gov. Faubus denies entry B. Pres. Eisenhower ordered troops […]

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