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The invention of the United States Senate was the most complicated and confounding achievement of the Constitutional Convention. Although much has been written on various aspects of Senate history, this book examines and links the three central components of the Senate's creation: the theoretical models and institutional precedents leading up to the Constitutional Convention; the work of the Constitutional Convention on both the composition and powers of the Senate; and the initial institutionalization of the Senate from ratification through the early years of Congress. interacted with political interests and power politics in the multi-dimensional struggle to construct the Senate, before, during and after the convention.
Title: The Invention of the United States Senate (Interpreting American Politics)
ISBN Number: 0801874386
Location Published: The Johns Hopkins University Pre: 2004-02-05
Book Condition: VeryGood
Seller ID: 0801874386-01