Civil Rights Legislation

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1. As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that ... more black voters were added to the registers.

  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 1,000,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 500,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 1,250,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
  • As a result of the Voting Rights Act was that 250,000 more black voters were added to the registers.
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2. When was the Voting Rights Act passed through Congress?

  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1965
  • 1964

3. The Voting Rights Act made it illegal to...

  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by setting literacy tests for the voters.
  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by intimidating them.
  • try to prevent black people from registering for the vote by using propoganda.

4. When was the Civil Rights Act passed through Congress?

  • 1964
  • 1963
  • 1965
  • 1966

5. Why was it surprising that President Johnson was the one to force Congress to accept the act?

  • Because everyone expected Truman to be the one to pass the act.
  • Because he was a southerner from Texas who were usually racist.
  • Because he wasn't a very experienced politician.

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