Kelsi Cicco Legislation Timeline

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  • Truman's Executive Order

    Truman's Executive Order
    Established equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed Services. This historic document can be viewed here.
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    Civil Rights Movement

    This is the timespan for the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Act of 1957

    Act of 1957
    Aimed to ensure that all African Americans could exercise their right to vote.
  • Act of 1960

    Act of 1960
    Enabled federal judges to appoint referees to hear persons claiming that state election officials had denied them the right to register and vote.
  • JFk's Executive Orders

    JFk's Executive Orders
    Amendment of Executive Order No. 10168, of October 11, 1950, as amended, prescribing regulations relating to the right of enlisted members of the uniformed services to additional pay for sea and foreign duty.
  • Twenty-Fourth Amendment

    Twenty-Fourth Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.
  • Act of 1964

    Act of 1964
    Prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    It outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the Civil War, including literacy tests as a prerequisite to voting.