Jul 15, 2016 · This resource consists of 3 activities and an introductory essay for students to increase their knowledge of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Using primary document sources, students will learn about the creation and ratification of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the history of the Congressional Black Caucus' on-going efforts to ensure the enforcement of the law and the reauthorization of ... John Rosenberg worked in the 1960s as an attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, primarily investigating voting rights violations and abuses in the South. He laments the 2013 Supreme Court case that repealed section IV of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which provided special protections for voters in states in ... In addition to outlawing literacy tests for voters, The Voting Rights Act of 1965 imposed a severe regime of federal supervision of those states, all in the south, that had the most egregious patterns of disenfranchisement. In a significant break with established tradition, for example, those states were...Board of Education, Busing, de jure segregation, de-facto segregation, Letter from a Birmingham Jail, 24th Amendment - Poll Taxes, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965, National Organization for Women, Equal Rights Amendment, Roe v.