The Civil Rights Act of 1964 By: noa helmer

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is...

A group of laws that made sure that blacks were treated equally and fairly to whites.

Who was involved?

The people who were involved were people who thought segregation and discrimination was wrong.

What happened?

The Civil Rights Act made a lot of conflict between people. Some people were fighting for blacks' freedom, and most whites were fighting against it. It was a big mess. But, after the bill was signed, everyone was equal. They had the same opportunities, privileges, responsibilities, and everyone had the gift of being free.

When did the bill get signed?

The bill got signed on July 2, 1964 by President Johnson with over 50 pens to give to people supporting him and the people who wanted blacks to be free.

Why did this take place?

People started realizing that segregation and discrimination is wrong, and they wanted to stop it. Some people even realized what they were making the blacks go through.

How did this effect the lives of others?

It made everyone free. People had the same privileges, and opportunities. They were treated equally, fairly, and it made things more peaceful.

How did this effect the United States?

It made the United States free from segregation and discrimination. It made the United States more peaceful and more people happy.

What was the outcome?

Blacks were treated equally and fairly to whites and America became more peaceful.


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