What was the purpose of the Civil Rights Act of 1969?


Peyton Brock   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Title VIII of the proposed Civil Rights Act was known as the Fair Housing Act, a term often used as a shorthand description for the entire bill. It prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin and sex.

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Abdul Coleman   |   Member since 2017  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Similarly, it is asked, what was the purpose of the Civil Rights Act?

The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered one of the crowning legislative achievements of the civil rights movement.

what was the result of the Fair Housing Act of 1968? The Fair Housing Act of 1968 prohibits discrimination in housing based upon race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 made discrimination in housing based upon disability and familial status illegal as well. Federal fair housing laws are broad.


Willow Pickard   |   Member since 2013  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In this manner, what is the significance of the Civil Rights Act of 1968?

The 1968 act expanded on previous acts and prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, and since 1974, sex. Since 1988, the act protects people with disabilities and families with children.


Goldie Allen   |   Member since 2011  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What was the impact of the Civil Rights Act?

One of the greatest achievements of the civil rights movement, the Civil Rights Act led to greater social and economic mobility for African-Americans across the nation and banned racial discrimination, providing greater access to resources for women, religious minorities, African-Americans and low-income families.


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What is the difference between the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and 1964?

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When did blacks get right to vote?

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What are the basic civil rights?

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How many titles are in the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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When did Jim Crow laws end?

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, which legally ended discrimination and segregation that had been institutionalized by Jim Crow laws. And in 1965, the Voting Rights Act ended efforts to keep minorities from voting.


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Who is not protected under fair housing laws?

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How was 1968 a turning point in American history?

The Tet Offensive of 1968 proved to be the turning point of the Vietnam War and its effects were far-reaching. Given this situation, Johnson launched what became known as the “success offensive, ” designed to convince the American people that the war was being won and that administration policies were succeeding.


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Who introduced the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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What is the difference between civil rights and civil liberties?

Civil liberties are basic freedoms while civil rights are the basic right to be free from discrimination based on such characteristics as race, disability, color, gender, national origin, and others.


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Who Voted Against Civil Rights Act?

By party and region Southern Democrats: 7–87 (7–93%) (four Representatives from Texas, two from Tennessee and Claude Pepper of Florida voted in favor) Southern Republicans: 0–10 (0–100%) Northern Democrats: 145–9 (94–6%) Northern Republicans: 138–24 (85–15%)


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What were the key provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

In 1964, Congress passed Public Law 88-352 (78 Stat. 241). The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Provisions of this civil rights act forbade discrimination on the basis of sex, as well as, race in hiring, promoting, and firing.


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How long did segregation last?

In Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), the Supreme Court outlawed segregated public education facilities for blacks and whites at the state level. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 superseded all state and local laws requiring segregation.


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What were the significant pieces of civil rights legislation?

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