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The Constitution in Congress : descent into the maelstrom, 1829-1861 / David P. Currie.

Author/Creator:
Currie, David P.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 322 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Constitutional history -- United States.
Law -- United States -- History.
Legislative power -- United States -- History.
Executive power -- United States. -- History.
United States. Congress -- History.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.
Contents:
The great petition fight
South Carolina, Arkansas, and Liberia
O Canada!
Around the pole
The great Southwest
Brushfires
Mr. Wilmot's proviso
Mr. Clay's compromise
The slippery slope
The winter of our discontent.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0226129160 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
57452876
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