By Richard A. Baker
Integrated are 2 hundred tales, with over two hundred four-color illustrations, awarded in album-style to enlighten, encourage, amuse and inform. while learn jointly, the tales supply transparent impressions concerning the forces, occasions, and personalities that experience formed the Senate of the twenty first century.
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Formal rejection. The president’s assault on the Second Bank of the United States, The following year the deeply insulted Jackson returned launched two years earlier, had precipitated this split and led to Taney’s name to the Senate as associate justice of the the formation of the opposition Whig Party. In March, the Senate Supreme Court. Opponents blocked a vote on the last had censured Jackson for his efforts to remove government funds day of that session and tried unsuccessfully to eliminate from that federally chartered quasi-private institution.
Today, this volume is had called Congress into emergency session at known to Senate staffers seeking to learn their colleagues’ salaries the Patent Office. ”) On October 11, the Senate prepared to Soon the Senate adopted a rule that suggested unhappiness trative, legislative, and financial officer—to with Cutts. At the start of the next congressional session, the help manage the chaos. Samuel Otis, secre- secretary would be required to stand for reelection at the start tary of the Senate for the past 25 years had of each Congress, rather than continuing to serve “during good recently died.
S. Congress. The last congressional risked humiliation at the hands of political opponents in their caucus had taken place in 1824 and included only 66 of state legislatures. A defeat for a Senate seat would certainly tarnish Congress’ 261 members. a subsequent presidential bid. Indeed, the Kentucky legislature As the nation grew and means of communication improved, parties realized the importance of orchestrating a national event to energize supporters. The National elected Henry Clay to the Senate in November 1831 by a margin of only nine votes.
200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002 by Richard A. Baker