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The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your History? (QUIZ)

Today marks the 48th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Passed on July 2nd, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a pivotal piece of legislation in the civil rights movement. It changed the accessability of education, jobs and services for African Americans and women.

Today, to celebrate the passage of this historic bill, which many of our forefathers (and mothers) fought hard for, we present this quiz. What better way to mark this landmark moment in black history than to test YOUR knowledge of our history?

Take it, post your score in the comments or tell us on Twitter (@BlackVoices) how you did.

Know Your History: Civil Rights Act of 1964
To get the highest score, get all the answers right in the fastest time!
The clock will start as soon as you submit your first answer.
 
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Question 1 of 8

Which President called for the bill in 1963?
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
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