Ellen Herman

Department of History, University of Oregon


HIST 203, Week 6, Key Terms

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring (1962)

Michael Harrington, The Other America (1962)

the color, gender, age, and geography of poverty after 1945

the poverty line, established 1969

bracero program, 1942-1964

“Don’t shop where you can’t work.”

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Jim Crow

racial liberalism

Jackie Robinson, signed to the Brooklyn Dodgers, 1947

The Warren Court and the “living Constitution” (1953-1969)

14th Amendment (1868): "No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund

Linda Brown

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): separate but equal doctrine

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott, 1955

nonviolent civil disobedience

Southern Manifesto

black nationalism