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Civil Rights Act of 1964 – Part 1

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To commemorate that anniversary, The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Program and the Missouri Press Association Newspaper in Education Program produced feature articles about the historic timeline of important civil rights advancements.


Civil Rights Timeline

Quick links

  • Constitution Day 2014 focused on the importance and impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Learn more in the lesson plan and other materials.
  • Read about how St. Louis area high-schoolers celebrated Constitution Day 2014.
  • Learn even more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its impact 50 years later in this video programming from The Missouri Bar and Higher Education Channel’s 2014 Constitution Day programming.

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