Civil Rights Movement
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The goal of the civil right movement is to give everyone equal rights regardless of the color of your skin, gender, nationality, disability, age or religion. Civil rights may also include the right to free speech, assembly or a fair trial. In 1964 civil rights act went into law preventing employment discrimination due to race, color, sex, religion or national origin. In 1965 voting rights act prevented the use of literacy tests as a voting requirements. The 19th amendment granted women the right to vote in 1919.