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.

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Editors. "Force Bill for federal control of elections is rejected by US Senate". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19031, accessed 27 June 2017.]

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