The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Race, Voting, and Redistricting

The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Race, Voting, and Redistricting

by Marsha Darling

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135730178
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Series: Controversies in Constitutional Law
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Marsha Darling holds a doctorate of law. She has taught history at Georgetown University and is currently director of the African American Studies Department at Adelphi University in New York.

Table of Contents

U.S. Constitution, Amendment XV The Enforcement Act (The Civil Rights Act of 1870), in Theodore Eisenberg, Civil Rights Legislation: Cases and Materials (Michie Co., 1981)The Force Act of 1871, in Thedore Eisenberg, Civil Rights Legislation, Cases and Materials, (Michie Co., 1981)"Statement," Senator James K. Vardaman (Mississippi), in The Independent (Sept. 3, 1908)"Changing Attitude in the 1930's," Senator Allen J. Ellender (Louisiana), in U.S. Congressional Record, Volume 83, Part I, 75th Cong., 3rd Sess. (Washington: GPO, January 14-20, 1938)"A Declaration by Negro Voters," The Crisis (January, 1944)"The Unhappy History of Civil Rights Legislation," Michigan Law Review 50 (1952) "The Negro Voter and the 1952 Elections," W.E.B. DuBois, in National Guardian, September 11, 1952; in Herbert Apteker, Ed., Newspaper Columns by W.E.B. DuBois, 2 volumes. (White Plains, NY: Kraus-Thomson, 1986)Civil Rights Act of 1957, September 9, 1957, PART I, II, III, IV, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970)Civil Rights Act of 1957, President's State of the Union Message, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970)Civil Rights Act of 1960, Title III, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970)Gomillon, Charles G., "The Negro Voter in Alabama," Journal of Negro Education (Spring 1957)"A White Citizen Council Member and Charles Gomillion: An Exchange in 1959," inClinical Sociology Review, Jan E. Fritz, Ed. (1988)United States Supreme Court Opinion in Gomillion v. LightfootCivil Rights Act of 1964, Title I, Title VIII, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970)Voting Rights Act of 1965, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970)"Report of the House Judiciary Committee, The Origins, House Report No. 439," in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970)"Address on Voting Rights to Joint Session of Congress by President Johnson," March 15, 1965, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970) Text of President Johnson's Voting Rights Message to Congress, Congressional Quarterly (March 19, 1965)Voting Rights Hearings before Subcommittee No. #5 of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, 89th Congress, 1st Session on H.R. 6400, And Other Proposals to Enforce the 15th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, March 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31; and April 1, 1965, Serial No. 2 GPO (1965):"Tables A-1 thru E-14 for States that used Tests or Devices as Defined in the VRA," by Attorney General Katzenbach, March 18, 1965 "Exhibit No. 48-Analysis of Issaquena County Voting Application Forms" "Exhibit No. 56-Voting Rights of Negro Teachers in Four Mississippi Counties, James W. Prothro & Lewis Lipsitz" Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 89th Congress, 1st Session on S. 1564, To Enforce the 15th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, March 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31; and April 1, 2, 5 1965, Part I, GPO (1965) Statement of Hon. Nicholas de B. Katzenbach, Attorney General of the United States (pages 8-23 following Katzenbach's statement "Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I apologize for the length of the statement) Document: "Application for Registration, Questionnaire and Oaths" Report of the Senate (to accompany S. 1564), Voting Rights Legislation, Senate Report No. 162, Part 3 (89th Congress, 1st Session, April 21, 1965, Joint Statement by 12 members of the Committee on the Judiciary supporting the adoption of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Debate on proposed Administration Bill S. 1564, Senate-89th Congress, 1st Session Literacy Test Excerpt from Statement and Recommendations United States Civil Rights Commission (March 18, 1965) Congressional Quarterly Fact Sheet on Voting Rights: "Sweeping Voting Bill Introduced in Congress" (March 19, 1965) Resolution, House of Representatives-89th Congress, 1st Session, July 6-9, 1965, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970) Conference Report to Accompany S. 1564, August 2, 1965 in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970) Tally of House of Representatives vote on the VRA, Congressional Record House (August 3, 1965) Statement, Senate, August 4, 1965, in Bernard Schwartz, Ed., Statutory History of the United States: Civil Rights, Part II (NY: Chelsea House Publications with McGraw-Hill, 1970) Floor Action: Senate Votes for VRA, Congressional Quarterly (May 28, 1965) Brief for the Defendant in South Carolina v. Katzenbach (October, 1965) United States Supreme Court Opinion in South Carolina v. Katzenbach Justice Black's Opinion in South Carolina v. Katzenbach Voter Registration by Race Before/After Passage of the VRA, Civil Rights Commission

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