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The Civil Rights Act of 1964

a presentation about the act passed on July 2nd of 1964 which prohibited discrimination in the US.

Stephanie van Romondt

on 19 April 2010

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Transcript of The Civil Rights Act of 1964

"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask
what you can do for your country" - John F. Kennedy The Civil Rights Act of 1964 1963: President JFK urged the nation
to take action towards equality for every
American no matter what race. Even though Kennedy was assassinated in November of 1963, the act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson Johnson was a Texan, but he realized that a Civil Rights Act was necessary so that African-Americans could be advanced within USA society. The shock of Kennedy's death was also used
to push forward the Civil Rights Act
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