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First of all, the Voting Rights Act was in 1965 NOT 1969. The Voting Rights Act was the law that was passed to ban racial dicrimnation in voting practices by the federal government as well as the state and local goverment.

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it was the act of the civil rights for the right to a free vote

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Which strengthened the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by placing registration and voting processes under federal supervision and by outlawing literacy tests?

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