- Jun 29, 2019
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Because at that time there was a Democrat President who said "With this, we will have the N*****er's voting for us for the next 50 years. Thanks LBJ for that.
In 1957 when the Civil Rights Act came out with President Dwight D. in charge, most of the Democrat voted against it. Bet you werent taught that in school.
On this date, the House of Representatives passed the initial version of what eventually became the Civil Rights Act of 1957. Propelled by advocacy groups like the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, as well as the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration, Congress took up the...history.house.gov
The bill passed 285–126 in the House of Representatives with a majority of both parties' support (Republicans 167–19, Democrats 118–107). It then passed 72–18 in the Senate, again with a majority of both parties (Republicans 43–0, Democrats 29–18).President Eisenhower signed the bill on September 9, 1957.
More democrats voted in favor of CVA 1957 than against it. Granted, it is not by much.