Lyndon johnson's great society two very important pieces of legislation were passed first, the civil rights bill that jfk promised to sign was passed into law. Suggested essay topics and study questions for 's john f kennedy discuss the civil rights movement, and jfk's relationship to it. John f kennedy and the civil rights movement essay - in 1960, john f kennedy was elected president of the united states during his campaign he had promised to lead the country down the right path with the civil rights movement this campaign promise had brought hope to many african-americans throughout the nation. In february 1952 the leadership conference on civil rights (lccr) held a meeting in washington to discuss senate rule xxii on cloture, a procedure that southern senators utilized to block civil rights bills in debate by filibuster. Key moments in the civil rights movement, including supreme court cases, legislation and more. On june 11, 1963, john f kennedy proposed civil rights legislation to congress. A summary of the beginnings of the civil rights movement in the us up to the passing, on july 2, 1964, of the civil rights bill. Kennedy made efforts to protect the rights of african-americans even before he became president but violence accompanied civil rights protests and ultimately ended kennedy's life, radically transforming the push for equality.
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