Executive Order 8802 worked to eliminate racial bias in the workplace, however discrimination will always exist. However, with the help of Executive Order 8802, as a nation, the United States has accomplished many things in relation historically. Historical moments like The Civil Rights Movement in the 60’s forever changed the United States. African Americans had been free for almost a century, but did not have civil rights. Executive Order 8802 impacted The Civil Rights Movement as it gave African Americans a voice in the workforce and socially as well.
However, my position on affirmative action is that I stand against affirmative action on education. [unfair] One reasoen to be against affirmative action is because it does not leave people with the fair advantage such as the minority. Let us say that someone has 12 cupcakes and 6 of them are reserved for the non-minority. The six of the non-minority has already took the last of the 6 cupcakes and. However, there are still 6 cupcakes left.
The main purpose of Affirmative Action is to put an end to discrimination towards the minorities. Although black citizens were put towards a disadvantage in society with the assistance of Affirmative Action was reversed back towards white citizens. When racials practice that have historically have placed blacks at a disadvantage are removed that is when whites believe that preferential treatment is given back to the blacks. Hill also argues that there needs to be some changes in the labor
Another act that Johnson had passed was the Immigration and Nationality Services Act. This act had abolished the earlier quota system based on immigrant national origin to a new policy, which was based on reuniting immigrant families and attracting skilled workers to the United States. It was fairer to immigration as a whole. A product of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, was created to ensure fairness in employment practices based on any discrimination. This further continued Lyndon B. Johnsons views and goal of creating a “Great Society.” Besides the goal of equality, Johnsons also declared an “unconditional war on poverty.” Johnson had made it one of his most important goals to end poverty.
Nixon enacted the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The purpose of this act established protection of the environment. NEPA created a Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Agencies of the Council on Environmental Quality, and White House officials got together to develop environmental policies to protect Earth. On April 22, 1970, American people celebrated Earth Day for the first time.
Its authority was expected to encompass discrimination in labor union membership and employment. The FEPC expired in 1946 and in altered form, the idea of an FEPC evolved into the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. On July 26, 1948, President Harry Truman issued two executive orders. The first order was Executive Order 9980 instituted fair employment practices in the civilian agencies of the federal government. Executive Order 9981 directed the armed forces to provide “equality of treatment and opportunity for all personnel without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin” and established a presidential committee chaired by former Solicitor General Charles Fahy to monitor
The minimum wage was increased and extended to retail, restaurant, hotel, and agricultural workers. The Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1966 was provided $1.1 billion to fund economic programs in remote rural areas. In 1966, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development cabinet position was developed to direct federal housing policy. This position would be held by the former head of the NAACP, Robert Wagner, who also became the first African American member of any presidential cabinet. Johnson 's efforts also helped with the creation of the Water and Air Quality Acts, the National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities, the Public Broadcasting Corporation, as well as many other consumer safety standards designed to improve health, safety, and
The purpose the ALA article was to argue against Senator McCain’s act and teach the reader what the Senator’s act would mean. This was a call to action. ALA is trying to convince people that the act has a large down fall. Both arguments are logical and reasonable. I see no evidence of farfetched ideas or logical fallacies.
History discursive essay: Civil Rights: Madison Crews The Civil Rights Movement in America was a campaign of civil society protest carried out by African American sin order to achieve racial equality. Direct, confrontational action was the most important tactic used because its mass nature brought both international and internal scrutiny to racial inequality despite the backlash these actions faced. Furthermore, this action was often successful and facilitated the passing of many vital laws despite the fact that other tactics such as civil suits were also successful in this regard. Direct, confrontational action can be defined as a nonviolent, provocative protest with a set, published goal and includes marches, sit-ins and boycotts among others. These forms of direct action are mass events and due to their mass nature are often extremely well covered by the media.
The Act of 1853’s addition of implementing penalties for non-compliance sparked further outrage in citizens and the Anti-Vaccination League was founded in London that same year. A third Vaccination Act was passed in 1867, extending the age of compulsory vaccination to 14 and implementing cumulative punishments for non-compliance. The Anti-Compulsory Vaccination League was founded in 1867 to argue against government infringement on personal liberty and choice by mandating vaccination. Anti-Vaccination sentiments continued to spread and in 1885, over 100,000 people demonstrated against vaccination in Leicester, England. A royal commission was formed to address and investigate the anti-vaccination movement in response to the demonstrate.