In 1977, Congress enacted the Public Works Employment Act, the first federal statute of general application containing an explicit racial classification. The Act, designed to pump four billion dollars of federal funds into a flagging economy, contained a provision which ensured that ten percent of that amount would be allocated to business enterprises owned by United States citizens who were "Negroes, Spanish-speaking, Orientals, Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts." Three years later, in Fullilove v. Klutznick, the Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to the Act by a vote of six to three.
The export option will allow you to export the current search results of the entered query to a file. Different
formats are available for download. To export the items, click on the button corresponding with the preferred download format.
By default, clicking on the export buttons will result in a download of the allowed maximum amount of items.
To select a subset of the search results, click "Selective Export" button and make a selection of the items you want to export.
The amount of items that can be exported at once is similarly restricted as the full export.
After making a selection, click one of the export format buttons. The amount of items that will be exported is indicated in the bubble next to export format.