Landmark Debates in Congress: From the Declaration of by Stephen W. Stathis

By Stephen W. Stathis

Expert presentation and research of greater than 50 pivotal historical debates, from the announcement of Independence to authorizing struggle with Iraq

 

"If taxation is a badge of freedom, allow me guarantee my buddy that the terrible humans of this kingdom are lined all over with the insignia of freemen."—Rep. William Jennings Bryan, 1894 

A attention-grabbing examine heritage within the making—and an eye-opening presentation of a few remarkably colourful rhetoric—Landmark Debates in Congress is a one-volume source to greater than 50 pivotal congressional debates. From colonial independence and person rights to slavery, territorial enlargement, and presidential powers, debates comprise the invoice of Rights (1789), the profit Act of 1894 (the foundation of the source of revenue tax), FDR's court-packing plan (1937), Medicare and Medicaid (1965), Richard Nixon's 1974 impeachment, and the Iraq battle answer (2002).

 

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