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The voting rights act of 1965, signed into law by president lyndon b johnson, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented african americans from exercising their right to vote as guaranteed under the 15th amendment to the us constitution. The us constitution requires that this means that states must make a good-faith effort to the federal voting rights act of 1965 was designed to. An act to enforce the fifteenth amendment to the constitution of the united states, and for other purposes be it enacted by the senate and house of representatives of the united states of america in congress assembled, that this act shall be known as the voting rights act of 1965.
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