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1. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the chairmen of SCLC since he was one of the founders. He was also the face of the Civil Rights Movement and SNCC did not appreciate the way which SCLC used MLK’s image as a base for their income. They also had different approaches to the way which they wanted to tackle the issues. Most of the members of SNCC were students which gave them a different perspective than the members of SCLC.
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3. The Civil Rights Movement got its start nationally with the Montgomery bus boycott. At this point, many black individuals around the nation were paying attention to the way which they were treated. Here King gave his famous speech trying to show all the injustices which African Americans faced and the
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The eight-year-old Sheyann Webb was a young eight-year-old girl who was marching for her rights she wanted to prove that……………………
5. There were many provisions in the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It banned racial discrimination in voting nationwide. It requires states to and local government to “preclear” proposed changes during elections. It also forces states and governments to aid those who are not complete literate and those not fluent in English. It also states that assistance should be provided to those who are disabled.
In many southern states, the local government would administer literacy test as a barrier for individuals trying to register to vote. These tests were created with the intention of disenfranchising blacks. Without the right to vote, they could not cast their voice for individuals who would change legislation. Even if individuals could read the administrator in charge could create impossible questions for an individual to answer before being able to register. With the Voting Rights Act of 1965 the literacy test and any discriminatory voting, practices were outlawed as prerequisites of voting. The 15th Amendment granted African American men the right to vote. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enforced this amendment. The 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. The 26th amendment states that neither the federal nor the state government can deny an individual the right to vote based on their age if they are at least 18 years
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