Civil Rights Acts of 1957, 1960, 1964, 1968 (As Amended Through the 93rd Congress, First Session); Voting Rights Act of 1965
Government Document, 1974
Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives
Vanderbilt University Law Library
This document includes text of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as well as earlier and amended versions the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Federal laws, connecting voting rights and civil rights, were a product of decades of activism led by Black Americans, women, and other disenfranchised citizens.