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Majority rules system Under Weight. Section 5 The Battle for Equity. The Battle for Equity. American Indians 1 percent of the U.S. populace (2.8m) half unemployment 309 reservations in 32 states Liquor addiction is 5 times the national normal Suicide rate is double the national normal.
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Popular government Under Pressure Chapter 5 The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality American Indians 1 percent of the U.S. populace (2.8m) half unemployment 309 reservations in 32 states Alcoholism is 5 times the national normal Suicide rate is double the national normal. Given citizenship by Congress in 1924 ½ live underneath the destitution line American Indian Movement (AIM) seized Wounded Knee in 1973. Part 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality Hispanics The biggest minority in the U.S. (40.4m) 26 million are Mexican-Americans 21% live in destitution (12.1 national normal) Migrant Mexican-Americans have a much shorter future, a much higher conception rate and newborn child death rate. Hispanics incorporate those of Mexican, Central and South America, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Spanish starting point. Section 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality Asian Americans 3 rd biggest minority (4% of U.S. populace or 12million in 2004). Asians incorporate those of Chinese, Filipino, Asian Indians, Vietnamese (and other Southeast Asians) Korean, and Japanese. Known for achievement in scholastics, science, building, and medication. Section 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality Women 51% of the populace Earn 77% of a man’s wage – working the same occupation. Have made incredible steps in every aspect of society yet at the same time experience, “the glass ceiling” in top business positions. In 2006, 70.2 million ladies worked.That represented 46% of the work power. Ladies held 79% of all authoritative backing and administrative occupations. Part 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality GayRights Rights for gays have moved from the extremes of society toward the standard. As per a University of Chicago study, 2.8% of American men and 1.4% of American ladies recognize themselves as gay person or androgynous. 9.1% of men and 4.3% of ladies reported gay person experience. 51% of the general population have said they trust gay person conduct is “morally wrong.” By 2006, 41 states and the government had laws forbidding gay marriage. Section 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality Disabled Americans 51 million Americans – very nearly one individual in each five – are crippled. 32.5 million reported that their handicaps were extreme. In 1990 Congress passed, The Americans with Disabilities Act to help evacuate ordinary boundaries to individuals with handicaps. An inability is, “a physical or mental hindrance that considerably restricts one or a greater amount of the significant life functions.” Disabled Americans were a “invisible minority” their privileges of equivalent treatment and equivalent access were regularly disregarded or dismissed. Part 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality African Americans 2 nd biggest minority (12% of the U.S. populace). The “American Dilemma” as indicated by Swedish humanist Gunnar Myrdal is the Catch 22 that a “nation established on the rule that all individuals are made equivalent ought to have “a race problem.” African Americans have been in America since 1619 and have battled and passed on in each war America has battled. The post-Civil War changes – the 13 th ,14 th , and 15 th included the status of blacks in America. Section 5 - The Struggle for Equality

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The Struggle for Equality African Americans 13 th Amendment (1865) – canceled bondage 14 th Amendment (1868) – allowed citizenship and equivalent security under the law. 15 th Amendment (1870) – gave dark guys the privilege to vote Landmark Supreme Court choices: Dred Scott choice (1857) - Blacks not subjects Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) – Separate yet equivalent Brown v. Leading group of Education (1954) Segregation in Public schools disregard the 14 th Amend

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