American Civil Rights
An examination of the civil rights issue in the United States, and the changes it has undergone.
# 133331 | 1,500 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present) , History (U.S. Baby Boom Years 1945-1965)
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This paper discusses the civil rights issue in the United States, and the somewhat radical way in which it has changed direction since the 1960s, when the Civil Rights Movement was in full force and achieved many milestones. The writer examines two primary causes of this change, namely, the implementation of the Patriot Act of 2001 and, in 2007, the Supreme Court's decision to illegalize partial-birth abortions. The paper also discusses the latest developments in civil rights and how to interpret them.
From the Paper:"The civil rights issue in the United States has undergone something of a reversal of emphasis since the 1960s, when the Civil Rights Movement was in full force. Two of the primary examples of this downward spiral have happened in twenty-first century, under George W. Bush's administration. They are the implementation of the Patriot Act of 2001 and, in 2007, the Supreme Court's decision to illegalize partial-birth abortions. Since 1945, the American Civil Rights Movement has had many successes. Now new challenges are afoot. It is important to understand them in full. The beginnings of these civil rights woes in America may be traced back to..."
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