Readings in American Government and Politics

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Ratification of the new Constitution
54
PJA Treatise on Government and Constitutional Law 81
56
Senate Document 60th Congress 1st Sess No 518 51
60
The chairman of the national committee
69
1232
72
The war powers of the President
74
American rotten boroughs
75
An appeal for the right to vote
78
The doctrine of rotation in office
81
Restrictions on special legislation
84
Recent tendencies in constitutional development
87
CHAPTER VI
92
The Whig Party
94
The doctrine of liberal construction
98
Naaonal Convention 1896
100
Contemporary political issues
107
Power of the federal courts over state statutes
114
Bentons criticism of the convention system
120
A state political machine
127
CHAPTER VIII
134
Senate Document 60th Congress 1st Sess No 518 51
135
TER X
138
The supremacy of federal
140
Reciprocal guarantee of privileges and immunities among the several
146
CHAPTER IX
154
The Oregon presidential primary
160
The Democratic unit rule
167
The question of centralization in administration
172
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
177
Legislatures and railways
188
Executive influence on congressional legislation
191
CHAPTER XI
197
Fraud orders of the postoffice department
204
The civil service act
208
President Cleveland and the place hunters
211
CHAPTER XII
214
The apportionment of representatives among the states
218
The law governing the election of Senators
221
92
222
Popular election of Senators in Oregon
225
94
226
The instruction of representatives in Congress
233
The principle of liberal construction applied
241
The
247
Th
253
Duties of the speaker of the House
256
74
260
How the House disposes of business
262
Logrolling in Congress
269
Le the apportionment of direct taxes
327
Preparation of a revenue bill
333
Obtaining estimates for appropriations
338
Extract from an appropriation bill
341
Judicial interpretation of the term commerce
343
State interference with interstate commerce
348
The interstate commerce commission at work
356
Why forest reservations should be made
364
The reclamation of arid lands
371
Our relations with Cuba
378
The Philippine assembly
385
CHAPTER XXII
391
How a territory is authorized to form a constitution
397
Arguments on womans suffrage
405
Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of New York
411
The recall in Oregon
418
Arguments against the initiative and referendum
424
CHAPTER XXIV
432
Inaugural Address of Governor Hughes 1909 Pamphlet
436
The growth of executive influence
442
An exercise of the pardoning power
448
CHAPTER XXV
457
Legislative procedure
466
The legislative reference bureau
473
Legislation against corporations
484
The judiciary as the guardian of private rights
491
The laws delays
500
CHAPTER XXVII
509
Decentralized municipal administration
517
A plea for the rehabilitation of the city council
526
Municipal legislative reference
533
The question of municipal ownership
548
Politics and public utilities
550
CHAPTER XXIX
556
Centralization of administrative supervision
563
Senate Reports 47th Congress No
567
Corporations in politics
572
Charity in Tammany politics
581
TAXATION AND FINANCE
590
Taxation of personal property
597
The inheritance tax
603
233
606
Control of railways by commission
609
The doctrine of strict construction
614
The Supreme Court and labor legislation
617
305
635
200
636
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