Unformatted text preview: iv. Doesn’t mean the discrimination ended v. There are more subtle ways vi. But still was an important step forward vii. Very important and its what they’ve been fighting for! A federal right viii. Still had another goal: voting rights h. Mississippi freedom summer 1964 i. White, black of all races went there and organized protest for lack of voting rights ii. Also faced violence from white supremacists iii. 3 people were murdered but it continued iv. President Lyndon Johnson decided that the nation needed voting rights act! v. 1965: Voting Rights act passed! vi. Federalized voting process vii. Federal governments are using authority to give such rights III. achieved first and second goal of Civil Rights a....
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- Winter '08
- Civil Rights, Voting Rights Act, voting rights