Essay On Civil Rights Act Of 1964

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Human life is vibrant, yet so frail and so fertile yet so poisonous. When President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 he did this thinking about the American and non- American public. He approved this law to prohibit discrimination, create integration and bring equality to the citizens of America. Although we may not think about it during our day to day life it is thanks to documents like these that we are able to live in a society that can expand and be improved if the community as a whole works towards that. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 specifically address the issues of voting rights, public accommodations, the desegregation of schools, funding programs that are nondiscriminatory and so on. This began with the act that outlawed segregation in businesses, public places and public schools. Through time this has come to done much goodness in Americans society. Although there are many things that Americans have to work to halt to racially divided areas in the country. Today we attend school with peers of all races, backgrounds, and cultures…show more content…
We have been able to gain equality in a more broad spectrum and expansive spectrum. There has also been equality for people with disabilities to seek and be able to attain jobs and be accommodated to be able to execute their task. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 was passed which prohibits employment discrimination against individuals 40 years of age or older, another one was the Equal Pay Act of 1963 that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in compensation for substantially similar work under similar conditions. These are simply a small number of different types of Civil Rights Acts that have been passed through from 1964 and on. There is no greater joy than that of knowing that even if progress is slow, it is still
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