Hardcover(Third)

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ISBN-13: 9780160801945
Publisher: United States Congress
Publication date: 10/03/2008
Edition description: Third
Pages: 803
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

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U.S. Congress

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

PART I: FORMER BLACK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

Chapter I: "The Fifteenth Amendment in Flesh and Blood": The Symbolic Generation of Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1887

Chapter II: "The Negroes' Temporary Farewell": Jim Crow and the Exclusion of African Americans from Congress, 1887-1929.

Chapter III: Keeping the Faith: African Americans Return to Congress, 1929-1970

Chapter IV: Permanent Interests: The Expansion, Organization, and Rising Influence of African Americans in Congress, 1971-2007

PART II: CURRENT BLACK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

APPENDICES
Appendix A: First-Term Black-American Members of the 110th Congress

Appendix B: Black-American Representatives and Senators by Congress, 1870-2007

Appendix C: Black-American Representatives and Senators by State and Territory.

Appendix D: Black-American Members' Committee Assignments (Standing, Joint, Select)
in the U.S. House and Senate, 1870-2007

Appendix E: Black Americans Who Have Chaired Congressional Committees, 1877-2007.

Appendix F: Black-American Chairs of Subcommittees of Standing Committees
in the U.S. House and Senate, 1885-2007

Appendix G: Black Americans in Party Leadership Positions, 1977-2007.

Appendix H: Black-American Familial Connections in Congress.

Appendix I: Congressional Black Caucus Chairmen and Chairwomen, 1971-2007

Appendix J: Constitutional Amendments and Major Civil Rights Acts of Congress
Referenced in the Text

INDEX

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