200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002

200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002

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Included are 200 stories, with over 200 four-color illustrations, presented in album-style to enlighten, inspire, amuse and inform.  When read collectively, the stories provide clear impressions about the forces, events, and personalities that have shaped the Senate of the 21st century.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160763311
Publisher: United States Senate
Publication date: 10/03/2006
Pages: 231
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction

I: Formative Years of the Senate, 1787-1800

II: The "Golden Age" of the Senate, 1801-1850

III: War and Reconstruction, 1851-1880

IV: Origins of the Modern Senate, 1881-1920

V: Era of Investigations, 1921-1940

VI: War and Reorganization, 1941-1963

VII: The Modern Senate, 1964-2002

Acknowledgements

Credits for Illustrations

Index

Interviews

Members of Congress and their constituents, and visitors to the Capitol and Senate will cherich this historical album of treasured stories, reflecting all areas of Senate activity.

Consumers will treasure the sketches of Senate life told in this historical album for today and the future. Appropriate for academic, public, and high school libraries.

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