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The Civil Rights Act Of 1875
A discussion on the Civil Rights Bill of 1875.
# 73444 | 1,582 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , History (General)

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This paper discusses the Civil Rights Bill of 1875 and how the congressional debates over it. It explores the Reconstruction efforts leading up to it which revealed the power struggle between the states and their attempt at compromise

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"Amid the voluminous archives of 19th Century civil rights history, America is record of the passage of a civil rights bill introduced by a Senator from Massachusetts by the name of Charles Sumner. Senator Sumner introduced this bill in every congressional session from until his death in and it was not until after Sumner's death that President Ulysses S. Grant finally signed the bill into law in The Civil Rights Act of which was later deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court ..."

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