Explain/ Summarize the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

Explain/ Summarize the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  How is this act similar to the Civil Rights Acts of 1866 and 1875?   Please be specific.

List and explain at least four cases that have determined the extent of African American voter empowerment based upon the conflict between single member districting and the racial composition of the districts.

Based upon chapter 7 in your textbook, Walton & Smith, American Politics and the African American Quest for Freedom, briefly summarize the four Material Base Coalitions with Blacks and Whites.  These coalitions include:  Populism, the Progressive, The Labor Movements and the Rainbow Coalitions.  How successful were these movements in building effective coalitions?  What were their strengths and weaknesses?  Please submit about one or so double spaced typed pages.