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Start studying the civil rights movement learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The civil rights movement the great legal milestones achieved by this movement were the civil rights act of 1964 and the voting rights act of 1965. This civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's second phase in which nonviolent action was put to the test during the early 1960s.
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The fight for racial equality did not end after the civil rights act of 1964 was enacted, but the law allowed activists to meet their major goals. But the civil rights movement had made important progress, and change was on the way the march on washington and the civil rights act of 1964. What is normally understood as the civil rights movement was in fact a grand struggle for freedom extending far fought hard to pass the civil rights act of 1964. O j rapp president lyndon b johnson (1908–1973) speaks to the nation before signing the civil rights act of 1964, july 2, 1964 facsimile. The civil rights act of 1964 the civil rights movement deeply affected american society among its most important achievements were two major civil rights laws passed by congress. The civil rights movement in photos – president lyndon b johnson shakes hands with civil rights leader martin luther king jr after signing the civil rights act of 1964.
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