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Voting Rights Act of 1965

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If African Americans were given the right to vote after the Civil War (in 1865), why were they still fighting for it in 1965? Change can be difficult to accept, and many people were still angered at the rights African Americans gained after slavery was deemed illegal. Show your students the struggle African Americans endured to fully gain the right to vote.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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