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Explain the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Summarize the main points of the act.

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Explain the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Summarize the main points of the act.

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chicagorilke23 | (Level 1) Assistant Educator

Posted October 8, 2008 at 10:16 AM (Answer #1)

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was under development during President Kennedy's administration but was pushed through Congress with the skill of President Johnson.

It gave minorities access to many public facilities and federal programs. Title VII, prevents the discrimination of employees based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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