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Inventing Congress

origins and establishment of the First Federal Congress

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Published by Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by Ohio University Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Congress -- History -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1797 -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1797-1801 -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Kenneth R. Bowling and Donald R. Kennon.
      ContributionsBowling, Kenneth R., Kennon, Donald R., 1948-, United States Capitol Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1041 .I58 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384411M
      ISBN 10082141271X
      LC Control Number98046969

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The first section covers the origins of the body, ranging in discussion from the question of how the founders' understanding of classical Greek and Roman republican precedent shaped their thinking, to the political lessons learned during the Continental and Confederation Congresses.5/5(1).

Inventing Congress represents the papers from the first two conferences sponsored by the United States Capitol Historical Society in its series, "Perspectives on the History of Congress Author: Kenneth R.

Bowling. Inventing Congress presents the latest scholarship on the interrelated intellectual, institutional, cultural, and political antecedents of the formation of the First Federal Congress.

The first section covers the origins of the body, ranging in discussion from the question of how the founders’ understanding of classical Greek and Roman republican precedent shaped their thinking, to the political lessons learned during the Continental and Confederation Congresses.

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