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Discrimination in the United States

Summary: Discusses discrimination in the United States. Provides a dictionary definition and then gives examples of discrimination. Explores the history of civil rights in the country.
Discrimination. The American Heritage Dictionary defines discrimination as 1. The act of making a clear distinction; differentiate. 2. To make distinctions on the basis of preference or prejudice. While most people discriminate as part of their everyday routine, some of the most recognizable aspects of discrimination can be those of racial, sexual, or that of age. When dealing with discrimination, one is lead to question why, us, human beings feel the need to exclude others. Throughout history, our society has faced countless accusations of discriminative acts but for some time in history discrimination was an acceptable standard.

One fine example of discrimination was when women were not allowed to vote in the United States. Numerous politicians who enforced these laws used the absurd excuse that women should not be eligible to vote on account of not being able to make a wise and concrete decision. But where...

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