eBook Landmark Debates in Congress, 1st Edition

  • Stephen W. Stathis Congressional Research Service
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  • ISBN-10: 1604266899
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266894
  • DDC: 328.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 528 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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A fascinating look at history in the making - and an eye-opening presentation of some remarkably colorful rhetori - Landmark Debates in Congress is a one-volume resource to more than 50 pivotal congressional debates. From colonial independence and individual rights to slavery, territorial expansion, and presidential powers, debates include the Bill of Rights (1789), the Revenue Act of 1894 (the origin of the income tax), FDR’s court-packing plan (1937), Medicare and Medicaid (1965), Richard Nixon’s 1974 impeachment, and the Iraq War resolution (2002).