In what year was the first Civil Rights Act passed?

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Gray  park asked 28-Oct-2018 in History, Politics & Society by Gray  park

In what year was the first Civil Rights Act passed?


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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 30-Oct-2018 by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL

The first Civil Rights Act was passed in 1866, April 9 and titled as “An Act to protect all Persons in the United States in their Civil Rights and liberties, and furnish the Means of their Vindication”. The Civil Rights Act was divided into total 10 Sections.

In what year was the first Civil Rights Act passed?
The Civil Rights Act was the first major part of legislation to become a law over the President’s Veto. The Act states that:
a) All persons born in the United States are citizens of the United States.
b) It is illegal to deny any person right of citizenship on the basis of their race or color.
c) It mainly defines the right of American Citizenship.
Later with 14 Amendments in 1868, Congress ratified the 1866 Act in 1871.