Civil Rights Act of 1957
The Civil Rights Act of 1957 was the first civil rights legislation enacted by congress since reconstruction and it helped protect African American voting rights.
Civil Rights Act 1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2nd, 1964, it prohibited all public discrimination, and made employment discrimination illegal. When it was first passed, enforcement of the act was weak, but was given more strength over time. This act also made it so that schools could not deny someone based on their race. This act was a big deal during the civil rights movement, and it helped with discrimination across the US.
Civil Rights Act 1968
The Civil Rights Act of 1968 is a federal law that prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental, and financing of housing. It is also known as the Fair Housing Act.