Civil Rights Act Of 1964 Background

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Historical Background The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was introduced as a milestone to prevent unequal treatment to individuals based on their race, color, sex, national origin, and religion. Along with barring inadequate submission of voter registration conditions, racial segregation in employment, schools, and public accommodation. In March of 1961, the President of the United States sign executive orders, which was the first phrase of the affirmative action that was initiated by President Kennedy. In 1969, President Lyndon Johnson went further to require that all contract workers be covered and that all entrance level federal service workers be giving equivalent rights as male workers and that a sufficient program be in place to carry out
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