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by tharewood
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
African-American History

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Voting Rights Act of 1965:This act was signed into law on August 6, 1965, by President Lyndon Johnson It outlawed discriminatory practicesThe act was to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment of the Constitution

President Johnson comes through!"We Shall Overcome"Dignity: not in a man's possessions or powers, but in man's right to be treated equal in opportunity to all others.

Voting Rights

Freedom!Peace!Love!Equality!

Right to Vote for all citizens!!!

Congressman John Lewis:Organized voter registration drives and led over 600 peaceful, orderly protestors across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 1965.


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