Civil Rights Act of 1875

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The passage of the Civil Rights Act gave equal rights to blacks in public accommodation and jury duty. Thereafter, the Supreme Court invalidated the Act with a number of key decisions.

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Editors. "Civil Rights Act of 1875". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 January 2009
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