vcczar Posted April 11, 2021 Share Posted April 11, 2021 This post is inspired by a 2016 blog post that I wrote entitled "Why is the South Routinely on the Wrong Side of History": https://historymonocle.com/2016/03/29/why-is-the-south-routinely-on-the-wrong-side-of-history/ I'm thinking of doing an update post that will just show how every state supported or rejected these laws, rather than just focusing on a region. These are the 20 laws I included in my post. What are some other laws that you think belong in this group of legislation of heavily-charged moral-ethical issues: Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 Alien & Sedition Act of 1798 Cumberland Road Bill of 1806 Slave Trade Ban of 1807 Indian Removal Act of 1830 Force Bill of 1833 Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 Civil Rights Act of 1866 Enforcement Act of 1870 (South not entirely eligible to vote) Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 Federal Employees Compensation of 1916 Women’s Suffrage 1919 Immigration Act of 1924 Social Security Act of 1935 Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Voting Rights Act of 1965 Social Security Act of 1965 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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