The Federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 was inaugurated during a racially troublesome period in American history. It was passed in order to certify the right of minorities to equal participation in the electoral process. But electoral progress didn’t happen in one fell-swoop, more amendments were made to increase minority opportunities. Despite the progress, however, Democrats believe that minority communities are not fertile enough to produce the level of competency needed for the legislature. Therefore, strategic moves are being made by white Democrat politicians to move into minority districts – districts reshaped to increase minority representation in the State Legislature.