Vermont Political Tradition
This revised Bicentennial Edition includes the 1990 election in Vermont & the winning campaign of Independent Bernard Saunders, the first Socialist elected to Congress in 50 years. Themes of the book include independence, citizen legislature, political participation, the Vermont Town Meeting, political equality & support for public education & the environment. University of Vermont Professor Sam Hand termed the book "the best short introduction to Vermont politics available." The book has been adopted by many schools & colleges.
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Policy of Expansion
Admission to the Union
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