Civil Rights Act 5 Things

Civil Rights Act 5 Things

FILE - This July 2, 1964 file photo shows President Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Standing, from left, are Sen. Everett Dirksen, R-Ill.; Rep. Clarence Brown, R-Ohio; Sen. Hubert Humphrey, D-Minn.; Rep. Charles Halleck, R-Ind.; Rep. William McCullough, R-Ohio; and Rep. Emanuel Celler, D-N.Y. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is considered one of the most celebrated legislative achievements in U.S. history. Signed on July 2, 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, this law made it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, and barred unequal application of voter registration requirements. (AP Photo, File)

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JULY 2 1964 FILE PHOTO
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Human rights and civil liberties, Government and politics, Social issues, Social affairs
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