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The House and Senate in the 1790s : petitioning, lobbying, and institutional development / edited by Kenneth R. Bowling and Donald R. Kennon.

Other Title:
House & Senate in the 1790s
Publication:
Athens, Ohio : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by Ohio University Press, c2002.
Series:
Perspectives on the history of Congress, 1789-1801
Format/Description:
Book
x, 348 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
United States. Congress -- History.
Petition, Right of -- United States -- History.
Lobbying -- United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
Contents:
From impotence to omniimpotence: the debate over structuring congress under the New Federal Constitution of 1787 / John P. Kaminski
Petitioners and their grievances: a view from the First Federal Congress / William C. diGiacomantonio
Private access and public power: gentility and lobbying in the Early Congress / Jeffrey L. Pasley
Rites of passage: postal petitioning as a tool of governance in the age of federalism / Richard R. John and Christopher J. Young
The "practicable sphere" of a republic: western ways of connecting to congress / Marion Nelson Winship
Contesting the character of the political economy in the early republic: rights and remedies in Chisholm v. Georgia / Christine A. Desan
The electoral dynamics of ratification: federalist and antifederalist strength and cohesion, 1787-1803 / David J. Siemers
The special relationship: the senate and the states, 1789-1801 / Terri D. Halperin
The United States senate in Philadelphia: an institutional history of the 1790s / Richard A. Baker
The institutional development of the House of Representatives, 1791-1801 / Raymond W. Smock.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bowling, Kenneth R.
Kennon, Donald R., 1948-
United States Capitol Historical Society.
ISBN:
0821414194 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
48177287
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