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18) These two cases were landmarks that forced the courts to address issues of malapportionment and paved the way for the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was an important result of activity in Alabama that received a great deal of publicity in this country and abroad.
Liam's president Johnson, sworn into office after John F Kennedy's assassination in 1963, was not present for the march, but he was instrumental in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the National Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Kennedy, who was known as the "Lion of the Senate," played major roles in passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act and the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act, and was an outspoken liberal standard-bearer during a conservative-dominated era from the 1980s to the early 2000s.
Indeed, their transmission in the media led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Set right after the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964, but before the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was approved, this dynamic movie is extremely timely in today's political climate.
Again and again, people--young and old, from all races and ethnic backgrounds--shared the thrill of voting for Barack Obama in a country where, until the Voting Rights Act of 1965, citizens could legally be prevented from voting based on the color of their skin or their ethnic heritage.
The state of Alabama is known as a place where through the moral crusade of the civil rights movement, African Americans achieved a restoration of voting and other civil rights through the passage of the national Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Among the positive changes he helped bring about and lived to see were the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which gave everyone the right to vote regardless of race.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended, contains, among other things, provisions designed to protect the voting rights of U.
President Johnson used these skills to get four significant pieces of legislation passed: the Civil Rights Act of 1965, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968.