Civil Rights Legislations

In Order of Importance

1. Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the most important piece of civil right legislation because it covers all minorities and protects their most basic rights.

2. 13th amendment

The 13th amendment is the second most important piece of civil right legislation because it diminishes the violence and cruelty involved with slavery. It set precedent for future racial civil right movements.

3. 19th amendment

The 19th amendment allowed women to vote and created equal opportunity for all U.S citizen to participate in the democracy of America.

4. 14th amendment

The 14th amendment is the least important of these four civil right legislations because it guarantees citizenship to natural born citizens, however, it doesn't suppress minorities.