Gina's Civil Rights Movement- Legislation Timeline (1948-1965)

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  • Truman Executive Orders, 1948

    Truman Executive Orders, 1948
    It created a committee to examined military roles produres and practices that intefered with fair treatment of military personnel.It address discrimination against race, color, religion, and national orgin.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    This act was foucsed on voting rights. It created a civil rights divison in the justice department and created a U.S Civil Rights commison. It gave Federal officials the power to prosecute anyone who denies another person of their right to vote.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1960

    Civil Rights Act of 1960
    It established federal inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalitites anyone who atteme ted to block someone from registering or actually voting.
  • JFK's Executive Orders, 1962

    JFK's Executive Orders, 1962
    The order was to prevent discrimation in housing owned or operated by the federal government or purchased or built with federal aid.
  • Twenty-Fourth Amendendment 1964

    Twenty-Fourth Amendendment 1964
    It prohibited the U.S. government or individual states from making voters pay a poll tax before they could vote in a nation electron. This happen because the southern states were trying to keep African Americans from voting
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    This act stated that no one can discrimate against African Americans. That they couldn't be discriminated in any public place or school.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    It applied a nation wide prohibition against the denial of the right to vote based on literacy test. It was ment to be inforced nationwide.