Civil Rights Act of 1875 (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Civil Rights Act of 1875". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 January 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5814, accessed 05 December 2016.]