Civil Rights Act
Prohibited discrimination in public places, provided for the integration of schools and other public facilities, and made employment discrimination illegal. EFFECT: The nation profoundly as it for the first time prohibited discrimination in employment and business of public accommodation on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Still relevant today.
This act was known as the Hart-cellar act, abolished an earlier quota system based on reuniting immigrant families and attracting skilled labor to the U.S. EFFECT: This act provided for a preference to be made according to the categories, such as relatives of U.S. citizens.
Voting Rights Act
This law was at the same time as the civil rights movement. It eliminated various devices, such as literacy tests that had traditionally been used to restrict voting by black people. EFFECT: This act allowed black men and women the right to voteim trying to get holy.
This act was the right of the citizens of th United States to vote in any primary or other election for president or Vice President. Effect: This act gave everyone an equal opportunity to vote.