Civil rights at of 1964


In 1964, Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress enacted a civil rights act. This was to make positive changes in the government. Enforcing the constitutional right to vote, conferring jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney were among the reasons for which the government enacted the issue. this paper seeks to argue that the civil rights acts of 1964, many have not been effective in 1964, but it marked the beginning of an important phase in the lives of the minority groups in America.

The civil rights movement of 1964 marked the beginning of a very important progress in American in the history of America as far as the discrimination is concerned. For example, the US government has made a remarkable progress in realizing the goals of all the titles from voting rights, injunctive relief against discrimination in places of public accommodation desegregation of the public facilities, public education, commission on civil rights, non discrimination in federally assisted programs, registration and voting, community relations and Intervention and Procedure After Removal in Civil Rights Cases.

The Americans with Disabilities Act paralleled its landmark predecessor structurally, drawing upon many of the same titles and statutes. For example, “Title I of the ADA, which bans employment discrimination by private employers on the basis of disability, parallels Title VII of the Act”. Similarly, Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, “which proscribes discrimination on the basis of disability in public accommodations, tracks Title II of the 1964 Act while expanding upon the list of public accommodations covered.” The Americans with Disabilities Act extended “the principle of nondiscrimination to people with disabilities”, an idea unsought in the United States before the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Act also influenced later civil rights legislation, such as the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968, aiding not only African Americans, but also women.

Therefore, while almost all of them are articles have been achieved, there are two titles that are currently still being strengthened. For example: Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that “It shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer … to discriminate against any individual with respect to his compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such individual’s race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” In the US, this is still a major problem as most of the employers still offer jobs to other races and discriminate against the others. For example, most people of color do not get employed in some cities, and in some specific shops due to discrimination (racism).

We realize great importance in it.

The right act expected all the citizens not to apply any standard, practice, or procedure different from the standards, practices in determining whether any individual is qualified under State law or laws to vote in any Federal election. This protected the rights of every citizen when the time for voting came

During an election process, an individual may make some errors or omissions on any record or paper relating to voting .This is no guarantee to deny the right of any individual to vote whatsoever.

Nobody should employ any literacy test as a qualification for voting in any Federal election. This can only happen in condition that each individual accesses such a test and conduct it wholly in writing. Another condition under which it can happen is when a certified copy of the test and of

The answers given by the individual reach him within twenty-five days of the submission .Civil Rights Act of 1960 (42 U.S.C. 1974–74e; 74 Stat. 88):

The act provided an entitlement all persons to full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, and privileges, advantages, and accommodations of any place of public accommodation. It should be without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin.

A proprietor of any hotel, or other establishment, which provides lodging to transient guests, other than an establishment located within a building, which contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire, actually occupies such establishment as his residence. The act does not the limit proprietor of any restaurant, cafeteria, lunchroom, lunch counter, soda fountain, or other facility principally engaged in selling food for consumption on the premises, to facility to the facilities he locates only.

In the case of an establishment that serves the public, its location should be within the premises unless the case is an establishment of the operations which affect commerce within the meaning of this subsection for the purposes of commerce.

The act protected means of travel, trade, traffic, commerce, transportation, or communication among the several States, or between the District of Columbia and any State, or between any foreign country and any territory. It also includes the its possession and any State or the District of Columbia, or between points in the same State but through any other State or the District of Columbia or a foreign count.”The students were to public school without racial segregation. This part of the act encourages desegregation.


Based on the above arguments, it is healthy to conclude that despite its lack of influence during its time, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had considerable impact on later civil rights legislation in the United States. It paved the way for future legislation that was not limited to African American civil rights. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990—which has been called “the most important piece of federal legislation since the Civil Rights Act of 1964” was influenced both by the structure and substance of the previous Civil Rights Act of 1964. The act was arguably of equal importance, and “draws substantially from the structure of that landmark legislation [Civil Rights Act of 1964]”.


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