Congressional Giants: Influential Leaders of Congress and How They Shaped American History

Congressional Giants: Influential Leaders of Congress and How They Shaped American History

by J. Michael Martinez
Congressional Giants: Influential Leaders of Congress and How They Shaped American History

Congressional Giants: Influential Leaders of Congress and How They Shaped American History

by J. Michael Martinez

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Overview

Congressional Giants examines the lives and achievements of 14 influential leaders of Congress from the nineteenth century to the present day. These "giants" shaped American history in myriad ways that continue to reverberate well into the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781793616074
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/26/2020
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

J. Michael Martinez is professor at Georgia Gwinnett College and the University of Georgia.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments Chapter 1: The Great Triumvirate—Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John C. Calhoun Chapter 2: Stephen A. Douglas Chapter 3: Thomas B. Reed Chapter 4: Joseph G. Cannon Chapter 5: Nicholas Longworth Chapter 6: Robert A. Taft Chapter 7: Sam Rayburn Chapter 8: Richard B. Russell, Jr. Chapter 9: Everett Dirksen Chapter 10: Lyndon B. Johnson Chapter 11: Mike Mansfield Chapter 12: Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, Jr. Notes
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