Unit 3: The Civil Rights Movement

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  1. prejudice
    a partiality preventing objective consideration of an issue
  2. segregation
    a social system with separate facilities for minority groups
  3. suburb
    a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  4. widespread
    widely circulated or diffused
  5. enforce
    ensure observance of laws and rules
  6. equality
    the quality of being the same in quantity, value, or status
  7. determined
    characterized by great firmness of purpose
  8. practice
    a customary way of operation or behavior
  9. custom
    accepted or habitual practice
  10. movement
    a group of people who try together to achieve certain goals
  11. eliminate
    end, take out, or do away with
  12. injustice
    the practice of being unfair
  13. individual
    a human being
  14. lawyer
    a professional person authorized for legal practice
  15. separate
    divided according to race, sex, class, or religion
  16. local
    of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular area
  17. court
    an assembly to conduct judicial business
  18. integrate
    open up to members of all races and ethnic groups
  19. border
    the boundary line or area immediately inside the boundary
  20. resist
    express opposition through action or words
  21. election
    a vote choosing the winner of a position or political office
  22. mob
    a disorderly crowd of people
  23. crisis
    an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
  24. excel
    distinguish oneself
  25. gifted
    endowed with special talent or talents
  26. citizen
    a native or naturalized member of a state
  27. fare
    the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
  28. publicity
    a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea
  29. protest
    express opposition through action or words
  30. refuse
    be unwilling to let have
  31. service
    the performance of duties by a waiter or servant
  32. stage
    plan, organize, and carry out an event
  33. vote
    a choice made by counting people in favor of alternatives
  34. restless
    ceaselessly in motion
  35. electrify
    excite suddenly and intensely
  36. assassinate
    murder; especially of socially prominent persons
  37. succeed
    be the follower of
  38. ban
    prohibit especially by law or social pressure
  39. civil
    of or occurring between or among citizens of the state
  40. right
    an abstract idea of that which is due by law or nature
Created on August 3, 2016 (updated August 17, 2016)

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