Civil Rights Movement of 1964 Jackson Cross

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 resulted from the civil rights movement during the 1950s.
The Civil Rights Acts were put into affect because of the civil rights movement.
The act ruled against discrimmination in public places, government programs, voting, employment, amoung other things
The Civil Rights Act 1964 put an end to all of the south's attempts to pass laws that discriminate against colored people.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was put into place in 1972 to reinforce part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC firmed up Title VII in the act that stated that no one should be denied a job due to discrimination.
JFK started the passage of the Civil Rights Act during 1963 but the bill struggled to get through congress. After JFK's assassination, Lyndon B. Johnson passed the bill to a law.
"One hundred and eighty-eight years ago this week a small band of valiant men began a long struggle for freedom. They pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor not only to found a nation, but to forge an ideal of freedom—not only for political independence, but for personal liberty—not only to eliminate foreign rule, but to establish the rule of justice in the affairs of men." - Lyndon B. Johnson before signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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