Role of federal government: Congress

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  • 1964 73/100 US senses and 289/435 member of house of representatives voted in favour of this (5, 5, 3)
  • 1964 congressional electors meant some of these democrats were replaced by more sympathetic ones (8)
  • CR campaigners had won over public support to an extent that Congress could not oppose it (2, 4)
  • Johnson persuaded that the act would be a fitting legacy for this president (7)
  • These campaigners exposed horrors of segregation and racial violence (5, 5)
  • This president knew how to exploit Congres to ensure bill passed (7)

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