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Legislation. By Erica Thompson, Abby Matthews, and Alexandra Krongel. 1948 July 26. Truman signed the Executive order 1981 and declared that there is equal treatment in the army regardless of race. 1954 May 15.

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Legislation

Legislation

By Erica Thompson, Abby Matthews, and Alexandra Krongel


Legislation

1948 July 26

Truman signed the Executive order 1981 and declared that there is equal treatment in the army regardless of race.

1954 May 15

The supreme Court- Brown Vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kan. (Overturned 1896 Plessy vs. Ferguson ruling) victory for the NAACP

1955 September

Little Rock Nine

1961 May 4

  • Freedom riders start

1963 May

Birmingham Ala. Fire hoses and dogs on black protesters.

June 12 NAACP field secretary murdered.

May 28 March on Washington I have a dream speech.

Sept 15 bomb in Sunday school


Legislation

1964 Jan

Poll tax abolished (made it difficult for blacks to vote)

Summer Freedom summer a large effort to get blacks to vote.

July 2nd Johnson signs the civil rights act of 1964 prohibits discrimination of all kinds.

1965 March

Bloody Sunday

Aug.10 Voting rightactof 1965 (easer for blacks to vote.)

Sept 24 Johnson issues the Executive Order 11246 enforces affirmation action toward minority employees.


Legislation

1968

Martin Luther shot April 4th

April 11Johnson signs the Civil rights act of 1968 prohibiting discrimination of sale, rental, and fencing of housing

1971

April 20 Supreme Court Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Boardof Education busing can now be used in instigating schools

1988

Congress passes the Civil Rights Restoration Act, which expands the reach of non-discrimination laws within private institutions receiving federal funds.


Legislation

1991 Bush senior signs the civil rights act of 1991- strengthened civil rights laws and provided damages for employment discrimination


Legislation

Anti-Apartheid Legislation strengthened civil rights laws and provided damages for employment discrimination

Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act, Act No 55 of 1949

Immorality Amendment Act, Act No 21 of 1950

Population Registration Act, Act No 30 of 1950

Group Areas Act, Act No 41 of 1950

Suppression of Communism Act, Act No 44 of 1950


Legislation

Bantu Building Workers Act, Act No 27 of 1951 strengthened civil rights laws and provided damages for employment discrimination

Separate Representation of Voters Act, Act No 46 of 1951

Prevention of Illegal Squatting Act, Act No 52 of1951

Natives Laws AmendmentAct of 1952

Natives (Abolition of Passes and Co-ordination of Documents) Act, Act

No 67 of 1952

Native Labour (Settlement of Disputes) Act of 1953

Bantu Education Act, Act No 47 of 1953


Legislation

Reservation of Separate Amenities Act, Act No 49 of 1953 strengthened civil rights laws and provided damages for employment discrimination

Natives Resettlement Act, Act No 19 of 1954

Group Areas Development Act, Act No 69 of 1955

Natives (Prohibition of Interdicts) Act, Act No 64 of 1956

Bantu Investment Corporation Act, Act No 34 of 1959

Extension of University Education Act, Act 45 of 1959

Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act, Act No 46 of 1959

Coloured Persons Communal Reserves Act, Act No 3 of 1961


Legislation

Preservation of strengthened civil rights laws and provided damages for employment discrimination Coloured Areas Act, Act No 31 of 1961

Urban Bantu Councils Act, Act No 79 of 1961

Terrorism Act of 1967

Bantu Homelands Citizens Act of 1970

The Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act (Pub.L. 99-440, H.R. 4868)


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