civil rights

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  • Truman’s Executive Orders, 1948

    Truman’s Executive Orders, 1948
    Executive Order 9981 is an executive order issued on July 26, 1948 by U.S. President Harry S. Truman. 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.
  • civil rights act of 1957

    civil rights act of 1957
    primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation enacted by Congress in the United States since Reconstruction. The bill passed the House with a vote of 270 to 97 and the Senate 60 to 15. President Eisenhower signed it on 9 September 1957.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1960

    The Civil Rights Act of 1960
    The Civil Rights Act of 1960 was a United States federal law that established federal inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalties for anyone who obstructed someone's attempt to register to vote or actually vote
  • JFK’s Executive Orders, 1962

    JFK’s Executive Orders, 1962
    Executive Order 10988 was issued by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 and recognizes the rights of federal employees to bargain with management. It established a broad government-wide labor relations policy for the first time. With respect to official time for union representatives, it required that, whenever practicable, union representatives be on official time when consulting or otherwise meeting with management representatives
  • Twenty-fourth Amendment, 1964

    Twenty-fourth Amendment, 1964
    prohibits both Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax. The amendment was proposed by Congress to the states on August 27, 1962, and was ratified by the states on January 23, 1964
  • • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    •	Civil Rights Act of 1964
    was a landmark piece of legislation in the United States that outlawed major forms of discrimination against blacks and women, including racial segregation. It ended unequal application of voter registration requirements and racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and by facilities that served the general public
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S
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