Major Civil Right Measures

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  • Executive Order

    Executive Order
    It expanded on Executive Order by establishing equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed Services for people of all races.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    First civil rights legislation enacted by Congress.
  • Executive Order 11110

    Executive Order 11110
    This executive order delegated to the Secretary of the Treasury the president's authority to issue silver certificate.
  • Twenty-fourth Amendment

    Twenty-fourth Amendment
    Prohibits both Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    outlawed major forms of discrimination against blacks and women, including racial segregation
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    Outlawed discriminatory voting practices.