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1963 civil rights demonstration in Washington, D.C., in which protesters called for "jobs and freedom"
March on Washington
tactic in which senators prevent a vote on a measure by taking the floor and refusing to stop talking
filibuster
in the Senate, a three-fifths vote to limit debate and call for a vote on an issue
cloture
Law that made discrimination illegal in a number of areas, including voting, schools, and jobs
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Law aimed at reducing the barriers that prevented African Americans from voting, in part by increasing the federal government's authority to register voters
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Constitutional amendment ratified in 1964 to outlaw the poll tax
Twenty-fourth Amendment