Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Douglas J. Mathis, L. Doyle Mathis.|
|Contributions||Mathis, L. Doyle, 1936-|
|LC Classifications||KFX2263.R582 G625|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||15 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||81006707|
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The Voting Rights Act of , signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels . The Voting Rights Act of is a landmark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting. It was signed into law by U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson during the height of the civil rights movement on August 6, , and Congress later amended the Act five times to expand its protections. Designed to enforce the voting rights guaranteed by the Enacted by: the 89th United States Congress. Though the Civil Rights Act of included provisions to strengthen the voting rights of African Americans in the South, these measures were relatively weak and did not prevent states and election officials from practices that effectively continued to deny southern blacks the vote. Moreover, in their attempts to expand black voter registration, civil rights activists met with the fierce. "Explains the events that led to the Voting Rights Act of Details both the racial discrimination and violence that pervaded the South and the civil rights protests that changed American voting rights. Features include a narrative overview, biographies, primary source documents, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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