(document A) This cartoon demonstrates that Roosevelt would be able to recognize and destroy bad trusts and regulate the good trusts, since not all trusts are bad. Successes in doing so included the Clayton Antitrust Act, which made it “unlawful for any person engaged in commerce… to discriminate in price between different purchases of commodities which commodities are sold for use, consumption, or resale within the United States.” (document E) Ensuring consumer protection was also successful due to acts such as the Federal Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act.
What Paul Waldman suggests in this passage is that we need to start getting rid of all the items that are used to make guns more dangerous to trim down on these problems. In conclusion, Paul Waldman believes that cutting down all these extra gun parts will lead to a less awful death rate in the United States. In my opinion, I do not agree with what Paul Waldman has to say about banning guns. More specifically, I believe that banning items like bump stocks and lightning switches will not help with reducing the death rate by guns because no
The 13th Amendment was important because it created a constitutional amendment that banned slavery in all of the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation freed many slaves but, did not result in the total abolition of slavery in the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation did free slaves in states that fought on the side of the Confederacy in the civil war, however states in the side of the Union were not legally bound under the law to free slaves. The 13th Amendment called for the abolishment of slavery in the United States in total.
The Voting Rights Act was passed into law on August 6, 1965. The law prohibited the use of poll taxes and literacy tests that prevented Southern Blacks from voting. It also gave the federal government authority to supervise how poll taxes are conducted within places with disfranchised African Americans. After the Civil War, regardless of the 15th amendment, which banned the states from denying the right to vote of male citizens based on their race or previous condition of servitude before the war, discrimination was still around, prevented African Americans from voting. Many voting rights activists were also being mistreated violently.
It was made to protect the rights of an individual to equal protection. - Civil Rights Act of 1964 This act prohibited any type of discrimination based on color, religion, race, and race. It also ended segregation in any public place. - Voting Rights Act of 1965 The act was signed by the President, Lyndon Johnson, on August 1965.
The general argument made by Paul Waldman in his work, “The Case For Banning Guns,” is that gun control should be put into effect and certain firearms should be banned. More specifically, Waldman argues that abandoning these guns could decrease mass shootings and make America a much safer environment. He writes, “Yes, I’d like to ban guns. Almost all of them, at least the ones in private hands.” In this passage, Paul is suggesting that the United States would be much better off abandoning these weapons that leave communities with so much blood and gore.
The famous speech, Normalcy, Never Again, by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963, is a speech that lighted up the United States of America during the hardship of racism against African-Americans. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. revealed the racist problems at that specific moment in time and motivated the members of the audience to feel sympathy while conveying hope to the depressed citizens of America that were the African-Americans. By the persuasive use of rhetorical devices to ensure that every man, regardless of race, is equal, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. emphasized solidarity to unify the American people in the hopes of ending racial inequality through his inspirational message. Dr. King used the concept of parallelism in his speech to repeat certain words to point out the issue towards the people of America.
Lyndon B. Johnson was pleading to congress for a civil rights bill, Because of all the hate crimes and the discrimination against african americans by the police. He said that this was not a black struggle but an american struggle. He was fighting for the rights of all Americans and wanted to be the president remembered by furthering rights rather than conquering foreign nations. The thesis statement of Lyndon B Johnson speech is that he wanted to extend the rights of the american people. Some rhetorical devices of this speech are alliteration, parallelism, and metaphor.
The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 & 1968 were some of the most progressive events in the Civil Rights movement. They gave equal opportunities in housing, employment, schooling and even went as far as to ban segregation in all public places. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made segregation illegal in public schools and public spaces and made employment discrimination criminal. The Civil Rights Act of 1968 mostly consisted of the Housing Discrimination Act and the Indian Civil Rights Act. They made discrimination in housing matters like renting, selling and buying illegal and established civil rights for Indians and how they would govern themselves.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlaws discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, or national origin. This act helped minorities to more easily defend their rights as Americans and to contest organizations that sought to rob them of those rights. Title II of the act holds that all people shall enjoy public accommodations equally, outlawing places such as restaurants from
Therefore, most of society agreed that what he did was wrong and he should be punished for it. The court had to be just and fair in their decision by interpreting the Constitution to the best of their abilities without biased though. They were making a ruling on the question, “Is the desecration of the American flag by burning or otherwise, a form of speech that is protected under the First Amendment?” (Texas v. Johnson).
The Boston Port Act closed the Boston Harbor; do to the Act, shipments of goods and merchandise was canceled. The Massachusetts Government Act (in the British opinion) was a more efficient form of government that related to the Providence in Massachusetts Bay New England. Administration of Justice Act was an act that if a person questioned of any of the new Acts
His administration was able to pass Medicare which helped a lot of elderly people, pass more than 50 education bills, fight poverty, and pushed for prevention and control for crime. His Great Society was a huge success, he was able to get make great improvements in civil rights, battling poverty, education, health, and welfare. He was able to pass Voting Rights Act of 1965, which got rid of tests, and poll
students were unconstitutional (Robinson, 343). It also prohibited racial segregation in public facilities. This decision overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896 that allowed state-sanctioned segregation (Robinson, 343). Once and for all it ended the “separate but equal” doctrine that meant segregation was fine as long as there was “equality” (Robertson, 799). Brown v. Board of Education ended segregation, however, racial segregation was still prevalent in California prisons system, which are public facilities.