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  • Astronauts
  • Civil Rights Act of 1866
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Atomic Energy Act
  • Income tax
  • Bork, Robert
  • Cambodian-Vietnamese Conflict, 1977-
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Whitewater Inquiry, 1993-
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854
  • Missouri compromise
  • Prohibition
  • National anthem
  • Missouri Compromise
  • United States
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Contents
  • 28
  • 96
  • 34.
  • Excerpts from Jefferson's Manual of Parliamentary Practice (1801)
  • 98
  • 35.
  • Memorial of Sundry Citizens in the City of Washington in the District of Columbia (January 26, 1803)
  • 99
  • 36.
  • Senate Debate on the Louisiana Purchase (November 2-3, 1803)
  • 100
  • 4.
  • 37.
  • The Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, December 9, 1803; Ratified, September 25, 1804)
  • 102
  • 38.
  • Ann Alricks Petitions Congress for a Divorce (ca. January 24, 1804)
  • 102
  • 39.
  • Creation of the House Committee on Public Lands (December 17, 1805)
  • 103
  • 40.
  • An Ordinance Calling for the First Federal Elections (September 13, 1788)
  • The Cumberland Road Act (March 29, 1806)
  • 104
  • 41.
  • Petition of the Warriors of the Upper and Lower Sanduskies (October 4, 1806)
  • 105
  • 42.
  • Creation of the House District of Columbia Committee (January 21 and 27, 1808)
  • 106
  • 43.
  • The Origins of the Gerrymander (March 26, 1812)
  • 45
  • 107
  • 44.
  • Declaration of War with Great Britain and Ireland (June 18, 1812)
  • 108
  • 45.
  • A Letter Explaining the Destruction of House Records During the Burning of the Capitol (September 15, 1814)
  • 109
  • 46.
  • A Resolution to Purchase the Library of Thomas Jefferson (October 7, 1814)
  • 110
  • 5.
  • 47.
  • The Treaty of Ghent (December 24, 1814)
  • 111
  • 48.
  • An Establishment of Standing Committees in the Senate (December 5, 1816)
  • 113
  • 49.
  • Compensation of Members of Congress (December 18, 1816)
  • 114
  • 50.
  • James Madison Describes Factions in the House of Representatives (March 1, 1789)
  • A Report on the Publication of a History of Congress (March 30, 1818)
  • 116
  • 51.
  • An Act to Establish the Design of the Flag of the United States (April 4, 1818)
  • 117
  • 52.
  • McCullough v. Maryland (1819)
  • 118
  • 53.
  • The Missouri Compromise (1819-1821)
  • 46
  • 125
  • 54.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
  • 127
  • 55.
  • Robert Hayne's Reply to Daniel Webster (January 21 and 25, 1830)
  • 132
  • 56.
  • Daniel Webster's Second Reply to Robert Hayne (January 26 and 27, 1830)
  • 138
  • 6.
  • 57.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville's Description of the House and Senate (January 1832)
  • 149
  • 58.
  • Senator Henry Clay Defends the American System (February 2, 3, and 6, 1832)
  • 150
  • 59.
  • The Adoption of the Gag Rule Regarding Petitions and Memorials on Slavery (May 26, 1836)
  • 158
  • 60.
  • The First Quorums of the House and Senate (April 1 and 6, 1789)
  • The Senate Debates the Establishment of a Gallery for Reporters (July 3, 1841)
  • 159
  • 61.
  • Charles Dickens's Description of Congress (1841)
  • 160
  • 62.
  • Senator Henry Clay's Valedictory to the Senate (March 31, 1842)
  • 163
  • 63.
  • Senate and House Debate on the Declaration of War with Mexico (May 11, 1846)
  • 47
  • 166
  • 64.
  • Representative David Wilmot Defends His Proviso (February 8, 1847)
  • 169
  • 65.
  • Daniel Webster on the Constitution and the Union (March 7, 1850)
  • 171
  • 66.
  • Senator Henry Clay on the Death of John C. Calhoun (April 1, 1850)
  • 175
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • 67.
  • Senator Thomas Hart Benton Opposes the Compromise of 1850 (June 10, 1850)
  • 177
  • 68.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act (May 30, 1854)
  • 181
  • 69.
  • House Select Committee Report on the Beating of Senator Charles Sumner (June 2, 1856)
  • 183
  • 70.
  • Fisher Ames Describes the First Congress (April 4, 1789)
  • Scott v. Sanford (The Dred Scott Decision) (1857)
  • 185
  • 71.
  • An Account of a Brawl on the Floor of the House of Representatives (February 6, 1858)
  • 193
  • 72.
  • The House of Representatives Launches an Investigation of President James Buchanan (March 5, 1860)
  • 195
  • 73.
  • Senator Jefferson Davis's Farewell Address to the Senate (January 21, 1861)
  • 49
  • 197
  • 74.
  • James G. Blaine's Description of Congress at the Beginning of the Civil War (March 1861)
  • 199
  • 75.
  • The First Federal Income Tax (August 5, 1861)
  • 202
  • 76.
  • The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, January 31, 1865; Ratified, December 6, 1865)
  • 204
  • 8.
  • 77.
  • Representative Thaddeus Stevens on Reconstruction (December 18, 1865)
  • 205
  • 78.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1866 (April 9, 1866)
  • 209
  • 79.
  • The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, June 13, 1866; Ratified, July 9, 1868)
  • 211
  • 80.
  • The First Rules of the House of Representatives (April 7, 13, and 14, 1789)
  • The Reconstruction Act of 1867 (March 2, 1867)
  • 212
  • 81.
  • Representative Thaddeus Stevens on the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (March 2, 1868)
  • 213
  • 82.
  • The Articles of Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (March 4, 1868)
  • 216
  • 83.
  • The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, February 26, 1869; Ratified, February 17, 1870)
  • 49
  • 221
  • 84.
  • Haver v. Yaker (1869)
  • 222
  • 85.
  • The House Debates Investigation of the Credit Mobilier Scandal (December 2, 1872)
  • 223
  • 86.
  • The "Salary Grab" Act of 1873 (March 3, 1873)
  • 225
  • 9.
  • 87.
  • Susan B. Anthony Petitions Congress Regarding Her Fine for Illegal Voting (January 22, 1874)
  • 228
  • 88.
  • Reorganization of the Government of the District of Columbia (June 20, 1874)
  • 230
  • 89.
  • Representative James G. Blaine Defends Himself Against Charges of Corruption: The Mulligan Letters (June 5, 1875)
  • 232
  • 90.
  • The First Rules of the United States Senate (April 16, 1789)
  • Establishing the Electoral Commission of 1877 (January 29, 1877)
  • 238
  • 91.
  • James A. Garfield Describes Congress (July 1877)
  • 241
  • 92.
  • Reform of the Rules of the House (January 6, 1880)
  • 243
  • 93.
  • Kilbourn v. Thompson (1880)
  • 53
  • 244
  • 94.
  • An Argument Against Reducing Congressional Salaries (February 16, 1882)
  • 247
  • 95.
  • House Report on the Reform of the Civil Service (December 12, 1882)
  • 249
  • 96.
  • The Civil Service Reform Act (January 16, 1883)
  • 251
  • 10.
  • 97.
  • Woodrow Wilson on the U.S. Senate (1885)
  • 254
  • 98.
  • Woodrow Wilson Describes the Role of the Speaker of the House (1885)
  • 256
  • 99.
  • James Bryce on the U.S. House of Representatives (1888)
  • 257
  • 100.
  • James Madison's Notes of Debate in the Federal Convention of 1787 (May-September 1787)
  • Vice President John Adams Addresses the Senate (April 21, 1789)
  • James Bryce on the U.S. Senate (1888)
  • 262
  • 101.
  • Speaker Thomas B. Reed Changes the Rules of the House (January 29, 1890)
  • 266
  • 102.
  • A Newspaper Account of a Shooting at the Capitol (March 1, 1890)
  • 270
  • 103.
  • Declaration of War with Spain (April 25, 1898)
  • 54
  • 273
  • 104.
  • Senator Albert J. Beveridge on U.S. Policy Regarding the Philippines (January 9, 1900)
  • 274
  • 105.
  • Senator George Frisbie Hoar on Self-Government for the Philippines (April 17, 1900)
  • 282
  • 106.
  • The Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, July 12, 1909; Ratified, February 25, 1913)
  • 284
  • 11.
  • 107.
  • The Revolt Against Speaker Joseph Cannon (March 19, 1910)
  • 284
  • 108.
  • Limiting the Size of the House of Representatives (August 8, 1911)
  • 299
  • 109.
  • The Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, May 13, 1912; Ratified, May 31, 1913)
  • 300
  • 110.
  • Senator William Maclay's Account of the Duties of the Vice President (April 25, 1789)
  • Senator Boies Penrose on a Senate Investigation into Campaign Financing (The Clapp Committee) (August 21, 1912)
  • 301
  • 111.
  • A Newspaper Account of a Bombing at the Capitol (July 3, 1915)
  • 304
  • 112.
  • The Declaration of War Against Germany (April 4, 1917)
  • 307
  • 113.
  • The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, December 18, 1917; Ratified, January 29, 1919)
  • 55
  • 309
  • 114.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, June 4, 1919; Ratified, August 26, 1920)
  • 310
  • 115.
  • The National Prohibition Act (The Volstead Act) (October 28, 1919)
  • 310
  • 116.
  • Senator William E. Borah Opposes the League of Nations (November 19, 1919)
  • 315
  • 12.
  • 117.
  • The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 (June 10, 1921)
  • 320
  • 118.
  • Senator William E. Borah Opposes the Versailles Treaty (September 26, 1921)
  • 323
  • 119.
  • Speaker Nicholas Longworth on Congress (January 2, 1926)
  • 325
  • 120.
  • Senator William Maclay's Description of the Inauguration of George Washington (April 30, 1789)
  • McGrain v. Daugherty (January 17, 1927)
  • 328
  • 121.
  • An Act Designating the National Anthem (March 3, 1931)
  • 33
  • 56
  • 13.
  • The House and Senate Agree on the Proper Title for the President of the United States (May 14, 1789)
  • 1
  • 57
  • 14.
  • The First Law to Pass Congress: The Oath of Office Act (June 1, 1789)
  • 58
  • 15.
  • The House Debates James Madison's Resolution on the Bill of Rights (June 8, 1789)
  • 59
  • 16.
  • First Tariff Bill (July 4, 1789)
  • 67
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Senator William Maclay's Description of the President's First Encounter with the Senate's Power of Advice and Consent (August 22 and 24, 1789)
  • 69
  • 18.
  • An Act Providing for Compensation of Members of the House and Senate (September 22, 1789)
  • 71
  • 19.
  • The Judiciary Act of 1789 (September 24, 1789)
  • 73
  • 20.
  • The Preamble and Article I of the Constitution of the United States (September 17, 1787)
  • An Act Establishing the Census (March 1, 1790)
  • 74
  • 21.
  • Establishing a Permanent Seat of Government (July 16, 1790)
  • 76
  • 22.
  • An Early Congressional Newsletter (January 10, 1791)
  • 77
  • 23.
  • The First Domestic Revenue Act (March 3, 1791)
  • 25
  • 78
  • 24.
  • The First Congressional Investigation: The Defeat of the Army Under General St. Clair (March 27, 1792)
  • 79
  • 25.
  • An Act Establishing a Mint (April 2, 1792)
  • 81
  • 26.
  • The First Presidential Veto (April 5, 1792)
  • 83
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • An Account of the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Capitol (September 18, 1793)
  • 84
  • 28.
  • The Establishment of the United States Navy (March 27, 1794)
  • 86
  • 29.
  • The Jay Treaty (November 19, 1794)
  • 88
  • 30.
  • The Federalist (1787-1788)
  • A Report of the Lyon-Griswold Dispute (February 2, 1798)
  • 91
  • 31.
  • A Petition of Absalom Jones and Others (December 30, 1799)
  • 92
  • 32.
  • The House of Representatives Elects the President of the United States (February 11-17, 1801)
  • 94
  • 33.
  • A House Report Regarding the Establishment of the Library of Congress (December 21, 1801)
Control code
39678644
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xii, 642 pages
Isbn
9781568023991
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98036908
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
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Landmark documents on the U.S. Congress, Raymond W. Smock, ed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-633) and index
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Contents
  • 28
  • 96
  • 34.
  • Excerpts from Jefferson's Manual of Parliamentary Practice (1801)
  • 98
  • 35.
  • Memorial of Sundry Citizens in the City of Washington in the District of Columbia (January 26, 1803)
  • 99
  • 36.
  • Senate Debate on the Louisiana Purchase (November 2-3, 1803)
  • 100
  • 4.
  • 37.
  • The Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, December 9, 1803; Ratified, September 25, 1804)
  • 102
  • 38.
  • Ann Alricks Petitions Congress for a Divorce (ca. January 24, 1804)
  • 102
  • 39.
  • Creation of the House Committee on Public Lands (December 17, 1805)
  • 103
  • 40.
  • An Ordinance Calling for the First Federal Elections (September 13, 1788)
  • The Cumberland Road Act (March 29, 1806)
  • 104
  • 41.
  • Petition of the Warriors of the Upper and Lower Sanduskies (October 4, 1806)
  • 105
  • 42.
  • Creation of the House District of Columbia Committee (January 21 and 27, 1808)
  • 106
  • 43.
  • The Origins of the Gerrymander (March 26, 1812)
  • 45
  • 107
  • 44.
  • Declaration of War with Great Britain and Ireland (June 18, 1812)
  • 108
  • 45.
  • A Letter Explaining the Destruction of House Records During the Burning of the Capitol (September 15, 1814)
  • 109
  • 46.
  • A Resolution to Purchase the Library of Thomas Jefferson (October 7, 1814)
  • 110
  • 5.
  • 47.
  • The Treaty of Ghent (December 24, 1814)
  • 111
  • 48.
  • An Establishment of Standing Committees in the Senate (December 5, 1816)
  • 113
  • 49.
  • Compensation of Members of Congress (December 18, 1816)
  • 114
  • 50.
  • James Madison Describes Factions in the House of Representatives (March 1, 1789)
  • A Report on the Publication of a History of Congress (March 30, 1818)
  • 116
  • 51.
  • An Act to Establish the Design of the Flag of the United States (April 4, 1818)
  • 117
  • 52.
  • McCullough v. Maryland (1819)
  • 118
  • 53.
  • The Missouri Compromise (1819-1821)
  • 46
  • 125
  • 54.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
  • 127
  • 55.
  • Robert Hayne's Reply to Daniel Webster (January 21 and 25, 1830)
  • 132
  • 56.
  • Daniel Webster's Second Reply to Robert Hayne (January 26 and 27, 1830)
  • 138
  • 6.
  • 57.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville's Description of the House and Senate (January 1832)
  • 149
  • 58.
  • Senator Henry Clay Defends the American System (February 2, 3, and 6, 1832)
  • 150
  • 59.
  • The Adoption of the Gag Rule Regarding Petitions and Memorials on Slavery (May 26, 1836)
  • 158
  • 60.
  • The First Quorums of the House and Senate (April 1 and 6, 1789)
  • The Senate Debates the Establishment of a Gallery for Reporters (July 3, 1841)
  • 159
  • 61.
  • Charles Dickens's Description of Congress (1841)
  • 160
  • 62.
  • Senator Henry Clay's Valedictory to the Senate (March 31, 1842)
  • 163
  • 63.
  • Senate and House Debate on the Declaration of War with Mexico (May 11, 1846)
  • 47
  • 166
  • 64.
  • Representative David Wilmot Defends His Proviso (February 8, 1847)
  • 169
  • 65.
  • Daniel Webster on the Constitution and the Union (March 7, 1850)
  • 171
  • 66.
  • Senator Henry Clay on the Death of John C. Calhoun (April 1, 1850)
  • 175
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • 67.
  • Senator Thomas Hart Benton Opposes the Compromise of 1850 (June 10, 1850)
  • 177
  • 68.
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act (May 30, 1854)
  • 181
  • 69.
  • House Select Committee Report on the Beating of Senator Charles Sumner (June 2, 1856)
  • 183
  • 70.
  • Fisher Ames Describes the First Congress (April 4, 1789)
  • Scott v. Sanford (The Dred Scott Decision) (1857)
  • 185
  • 71.
  • An Account of a Brawl on the Floor of the House of Representatives (February 6, 1858)
  • 193
  • 72.
  • The House of Representatives Launches an Investigation of President James Buchanan (March 5, 1860)
  • 195
  • 73.
  • Senator Jefferson Davis's Farewell Address to the Senate (January 21, 1861)
  • 49
  • 197
  • 74.
  • James G. Blaine's Description of Congress at the Beginning of the Civil War (March 1861)
  • 199
  • 75.
  • The First Federal Income Tax (August 5, 1861)
  • 202
  • 76.
  • The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, January 31, 1865; Ratified, December 6, 1865)
  • 204
  • 8.
  • 77.
  • Representative Thaddeus Stevens on Reconstruction (December 18, 1865)
  • 205
  • 78.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1866 (April 9, 1866)
  • 209
  • 79.
  • The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, June 13, 1866; Ratified, July 9, 1868)
  • 211
  • 80.
  • The First Rules of the House of Representatives (April 7, 13, and 14, 1789)
  • The Reconstruction Act of 1867 (March 2, 1867)
  • 212
  • 81.
  • Representative Thaddeus Stevens on the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (March 2, 1868)
  • 213
  • 82.
  • The Articles of Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (March 4, 1868)
  • 216
  • 83.
  • The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, February 26, 1869; Ratified, February 17, 1870)
  • 49
  • 221
  • 84.
  • Haver v. Yaker (1869)
  • 222
  • 85.
  • The House Debates Investigation of the Credit Mobilier Scandal (December 2, 1872)
  • 223
  • 86.
  • The "Salary Grab" Act of 1873 (March 3, 1873)
  • 225
  • 9.
  • 87.
  • Susan B. Anthony Petitions Congress Regarding Her Fine for Illegal Voting (January 22, 1874)
  • 228
  • 88.
  • Reorganization of the Government of the District of Columbia (June 20, 1874)
  • 230
  • 89.
  • Representative James G. Blaine Defends Himself Against Charges of Corruption: The Mulligan Letters (June 5, 1875)
  • 232
  • 90.
  • The First Rules of the United States Senate (April 16, 1789)
  • Establishing the Electoral Commission of 1877 (January 29, 1877)
  • 238
  • 91.
  • James A. Garfield Describes Congress (July 1877)
  • 241
  • 92.
  • Reform of the Rules of the House (January 6, 1880)
  • 243
  • 93.
  • Kilbourn v. Thompson (1880)
  • 53
  • 244
  • 94.
  • An Argument Against Reducing Congressional Salaries (February 16, 1882)
  • 247
  • 95.
  • House Report on the Reform of the Civil Service (December 12, 1882)
  • 249
  • 96.
  • The Civil Service Reform Act (January 16, 1883)
  • 251
  • 10.
  • 97.
  • Woodrow Wilson on the U.S. Senate (1885)
  • 254
  • 98.
  • Woodrow Wilson Describes the Role of the Speaker of the House (1885)
  • 256
  • 99.
  • James Bryce on the U.S. House of Representatives (1888)
  • 257
  • 100.
  • James Madison's Notes of Debate in the Federal Convention of 1787 (May-September 1787)
  • Vice President John Adams Addresses the Senate (April 21, 1789)
  • James Bryce on the U.S. Senate (1888)
  • 262
  • 101.
  • Speaker Thomas B. Reed Changes the Rules of the House (January 29, 1890)
  • 266
  • 102.
  • A Newspaper Account of a Shooting at the Capitol (March 1, 1890)
  • 270
  • 103.
  • Declaration of War with Spain (April 25, 1898)
  • 54
  • 273
  • 104.
  • Senator Albert J. Beveridge on U.S. Policy Regarding the Philippines (January 9, 1900)
  • 274
  • 105.
  • Senator George Frisbie Hoar on Self-Government for the Philippines (April 17, 1900)
  • 282
  • 106.
  • The Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, July 12, 1909; Ratified, February 25, 1913)
  • 284
  • 11.
  • 107.
  • The Revolt Against Speaker Joseph Cannon (March 19, 1910)
  • 284
  • 108.
  • Limiting the Size of the House of Representatives (August 8, 1911)
  • 299
  • 109.
  • The Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, May 13, 1912; Ratified, May 31, 1913)
  • 300
  • 110.
  • Senator William Maclay's Account of the Duties of the Vice President (April 25, 1789)
  • Senator Boies Penrose on a Senate Investigation into Campaign Financing (The Clapp Committee) (August 21, 1912)
  • 301
  • 111.
  • A Newspaper Account of a Bombing at the Capitol (July 3, 1915)
  • 304
  • 112.
  • The Declaration of War Against Germany (April 4, 1917)
  • 307
  • 113.
  • The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, December 18, 1917; Ratified, January 29, 1919)
  • 55
  • 309
  • 114.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution (Submitted, June 4, 1919; Ratified, August 26, 1920)
  • 310
  • 115.
  • The National Prohibition Act (The Volstead Act) (October 28, 1919)
  • 310
  • 116.
  • Senator William E. Borah Opposes the League of Nations (November 19, 1919)
  • 315
  • 12.
  • 117.
  • The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 (June 10, 1921)
  • 320
  • 118.
  • Senator William E. Borah Opposes the Versailles Treaty (September 26, 1921)
  • 323
  • 119.
  • Speaker Nicholas Longworth on Congress (January 2, 1926)
  • 325
  • 120.
  • Senator William Maclay's Description of the Inauguration of George Washington (April 30, 1789)
  • McGrain v. Daugherty (January 17, 1927)
  • 328
  • 121.
  • An Act Designating the National Anthem (March 3, 1931)
  • 33
  • 56
  • 13.
  • The House and Senate Agree on the Proper Title for the President of the United States (May 14, 1789)
  • 1
  • 57
  • 14.
  • The First Law to Pass Congress: The Oath of Office Act (June 1, 1789)
  • 58
  • 15.
  • The House Debates James Madison's Resolution on the Bill of Rights (June 8, 1789)
  • 59
  • 16.
  • First Tariff Bill (July 4, 1789)
  • 67
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Senator William Maclay's Description of the President's First Encounter with the Senate's Power of Advice and Consent (August 22 and 24, 1789)
  • 69
  • 18.
  • An Act Providing for Compensation of Members of the House and Senate (September 22, 1789)
  • 71
  • 19.
  • The Judiciary Act of 1789 (September 24, 1789)
  • 73
  • 20.
  • The Preamble and Article I of the Constitution of the United States (September 17, 1787)
  • An Act Establishing the Census (March 1, 1790)
  • 74
  • 21.
  • Establishing a Permanent Seat of Government (July 16, 1790)
  • 76
  • 22.
  • An Early Congressional Newsletter (January 10, 1791)
  • 77
  • 23.
  • The First Domestic Revenue Act (March 3, 1791)
  • 25
  • 78
  • 24.
  • The First Congressional Investigation: The Defeat of the Army Under General St. Clair (March 27, 1792)
  • 79
  • 25.
  • An Act Establishing a Mint (April 2, 1792)
  • 81
  • 26.
  • The First Presidential Veto (April 5, 1792)
  • 83
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • An Account of the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Capitol (September 18, 1793)
  • 84
  • 28.
  • The Establishment of the United States Navy (March 27, 1794)
  • 86
  • 29.
  • The Jay Treaty (November 19, 1794)
  • 88
  • 30.
  • The Federalist (1787-1788)
  • A Report of the Lyon-Griswold Dispute (February 2, 1798)
  • 91
  • 31.
  • A Petition of Absalom Jones and Others (December 30, 1799)
  • 92
  • 32.
  • The House of Representatives Elects the President of the United States (February 11-17, 1801)
  • 94
  • 33.
  • A House Report Regarding the Establishment of the Library of Congress (December 21, 1801)
Control code
39678644
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xii, 642 pages
Isbn
9781568023991
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
98036908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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