Leslie's Major Civil Rights Measures

  • Twenty- fourth Amendment, 1946

    Twenty- fourth Amendment, 1946
    Constitutional amendment ratified in 1964 to outlaw the poll tax
  • Truman's Executive Orders, 1948

    Truman's Executive Orders, 1948
    It expanded on Executive Order 8802 by establishing equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed Services for people of all races, religions, or national origins.
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    Major Civil Rights Measures

  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    Eisenhower’s presidency and was the act that kick-started the civil rights legislative programme that was to include the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1960

    Civil Rights 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
    President John F. Kennedy signed with the authority to basically strip the Federal Reserve Bank of its power to loan money to the United States Federal Government at interest.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    Law that made discrimination illegal in a number of areas, including voting, schools, and jobs
  • Votting Rights Act of 1965

    Votting Rights Act of 1965
    Law aimed at reducing the barriers that prevented African Americans from voting, in part by increasing the federal government's authority to register voters.