How Did The Civil Rights Act Change America

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American history was made July 2, 1964. The Civil Acts was signed and enacted. The act outlawed segregation on race, sex, religion, or national origin. This act really helped change America for the better. It gave other people of any race and color equal voting rights. The Civil Rights Act ended unequal voter registration requirements. It fought to get women and blacks voting rights. A year before the Civil Rights Act was enforced congress passed the unequal pay act. That meant that blacks and women were not payed nearly as much as white men. The Act got rid of segregation against blacks in white schools. It made people angry because they did not want black people going to the same school with them. This Act caused many fights and riots. The
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