Force Bill for federal control of elections is rejected by US Senate (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In the USA, a Force Bill, planning federal control of elections in an attempt to protect black voters in the South, passes the House of Representatives but is rejected by the Senate.

Citation:
Editors. "Force Bill for federal control of elections is rejected by US Senate". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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