Kevin Scuilli's Legislation Timeline

Timeline created by scuilli1
In History
  • Truman's executive orders, 1948

    Truman's executive orders, 1948
    Executive Order 9981 is an executive order issued on July 26, 1948 by U.S. President Harry S. Truman. It expanded on Executive Order 8802 by establishing equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed Services for people of all races, religions, or national origins.
  • Civil Rights act of 1957

    Civil Rights act of 1957
    The Civil Rights Act of 1957, primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation enacted by Congress in the United States since Reconstruction.
  • Civil Rights act of 1960

    Civil Rights act of 1960
    The Civil Rights Act of 1960 was a United States federal law that established federal inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalties for anyone who obstructed someone's attempt to register to vote or actually vote.
  • JFK's executive orders, 1962

    Executive Order 10988 was issued by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 and recognizes the rights of federal employees to bargain with management.
  • Twenty Fourth Amendment, 1964

    Twenty Fourth Amendment, 1964
    The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax. The amendment was proposed by Congress to the states on August 27, 1962, and was ratified by the states on January 23, 1964.
  • Civil Rights act of 1964

    Civil Rights act of 1964
    was a landmark piece of legislation in the United States that outlawed major forms of discrimination against blacks and women, including racial segregation.
  • Voting Rights act of 1965

    Voting Rights act of 1965
    The voting rights act of 1965 is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S.