Immigrants Are “Stealing Our 14th Amendment Rights” Says Black Activist
Integrating schools was the first major step for equal rights among races because it caused hope for equality and a starting place for civil rights. Before an actual organization or idea for civil rights or equality, the country used the 14th amendment to say that everyone had "equal" status as US citizens. But this was most definitely not true, especially in the South. Some laws actually inhibited people of color. These were known as "Jim Crow Laws".
Reconstruction Era Unit for Special Education
Reconstruction Unit reviews time immediately following the Civil War including some of the main people involved and events including the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. #specialneedsforspecialkids #SPED #specialed #SpecialEducation #lessonplans #socialstudies #reconstruciton
January 22nd 1973: Roe v. Wade On this day in 1973, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade that women have the right to an abortion, thus legalising abortion in the US. The Court ruled 7-2 that a right to privacy under the 14th Amendment covers a woman’s right to an abortion. The decision is still controversial today, and many still debate whether abortion should be allowed. The same day as Roe v. Wade was decided, the former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson…
Voters approve all 14 amendments on statewide ballot
Colorized photos show Native Americans at the White House
Native Americans were not included under the provisions of the 1868 14th Amendment which granted citizenship African Americans to all persons 'born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof'