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History of the House of Representatives. --

George B. Galloway

History of the House of Representatives. --

by George B. Galloway

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Congress. House

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26545912M

      Speech of Hon. Wm. Lowndes Yancey, of Alabama, on the annexation of Texas to the United States, delivered in the House of Representatives, Jan. 7, Showing 1 . Louisiana State Officials, Treasurer John Schroder, SOS Kyle Ardoin, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, AG Jeff Landry, Ag Commissioner Mike Strain and Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon are introduced in the House Chamber on the first day of session.

      The House of Representatives has passed a bill to establish a new Smithsonian museum for women’s history. If completed, it would be the 20th museum in the Smithsonian Institution, which most recently expanded with the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in September The Kids in the House website is a public service provided by the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Our mission is to provide educational and entertaining information about the legislative branch of the United States Government to students of all ages.

    Rules of the House of Representatives House Rules for the th Congress [PDF] [HTML] Text of H. Res. 6—Adopting rules for the th Congress [PDF] [XML] Section-by-Section Analysis of H. Res. 6 House Rules, Constitution, and Jefferson's Manual for the th Congress [PDF] [HTML] Precedents of the U.S. House of Representatives Rules and Manuals of the House of. A gallery of study resources about significant primary source documents from American history. About Presented by the Library of Congress, is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. More about Visiting the U.S. Capitol.


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