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The act was signed into action on August 6, 1965. President Johnson and Martin Luther king and other civil rights activists were also present

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Q: Who signed the voting rights act?
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What Act was written and signed by whom in 1965?

The Voting Rights Act was written in 1965. The Act was written to help African-Americans in voting and their rights. The bill was signed into law by Lyndon Johnson.

What was signed by President Johnson in 1965?

Voting Rights Act

What policy does president Lyndon Johnson illustrate in this speech?

He signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and he signed the Voting Rights Act in 1965

What president signed the voting rights reauthorization and amendments act?

Daniel gentry

What important act was signed into a law by President Johnson after the events of Bloody Sunday?

the Voting Rights Act

Why was the Voting Rights Act an issue in 1965?

Because black people wanted to vote and the whites would not allow them to. So President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act.

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

The Voting Rights Act of 1965The Voting Rights Act of 1965

What law abolished segregation?

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (brought by JFK, but signed by LBJ) abolished segregation in public accommodations; Voting Rights Act of 1965, signed by LBJ, abolished unfair voting practices (too many to name); and the 24th Amendment, which abolished the poll tax on voting the year before (1964).

What was the voting right act of 1964.?

The Voting Rights Act of 1964, was signed into law in August, 1965, making various tactics such as literacy tests and poll taxes as a condition for voting. The practices had been set in place by Southern states after the Civil War to deliberately take away the Constitutional voting rights of African Americans.

Was Poll taxes outlawed with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.?

Yes, that is part of the voting rights act.

What was the voting rights act of 1972?

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.

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was an effort to ensure voting rights for?

African Americans