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How did the Senate shape the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

How did the Senate shape the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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U.S. Senate Historical Office

Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 marked a milestone in the long struggle to extend civil, political, and legal rights and protections to African Americans, including former slaves and their descendants, and to end segregation in public and private facilities. The Senate played an integral part in this story.

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