What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964? - Summary, Effects & Impact


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1. Who signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law?

2. Which of the following categories is NOT protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 affect voting rights? This and other facts related to the Act will be addressed on the multiple-choice quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to gauge your understanding of:

  • Signing the Civil Rights Act into law
  • Categories protected under the Act
  • Elements of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Jim Crow
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the effect of the Civil Rights Act on voting

Additional Learning

Where was the country in terms of racial equality by the 1960s? Find out by reviewing the lesson called What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964? - Summary, Effects & Impact. It will introduce you to such topics as:

  • Efforts to block the Act's passage
  • The main components of the Civil Rights Act
  • How the Civil Rights Act affects women
  • Differences between the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act