Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012

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Matthew Andrew Wasniewski, Albin Kowalewski, Laura Turner O'Hara, Terrance Rucker
Government Printing Office, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 774 pages

Updated through 2012, Hispanic Americans in Congress 1822-2012 is written for a general audience and researched using primary and secondary sources, this book contains a profile of every Hispanic American who has served in Congress. Former Member profiles are introduced by contextual essays that present major events in congressional and U.S. history. Additional artifacts, lesson plans, and interactive features are available on the book's companion online exhibition located on the History, Art & Archives website for the U.S. House of Representatives at http://history.house.gov.

Hispanic Americans in Congress also includes:

  • Pictures--including rarely seen historical images--of each Hispanic American who has served in Congress
  • Bibliographies and references to manuscript collections for each Member
  • Statistical graphs and charts
  • Appendices with Hispanic Members' committee assignments; committee and subcommittee chairmen and chairwomen; Hispanic Americans in Congress by state and territory; and Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Conference chairmen and chairwomen
  • A comprehensive index

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
FORMER HISPANICAMERICAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
22
CURRENT HISPANICAMERICAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
653
HispanicAmerican Representatives Senators Delegates and Resident Commissioners
710
Appendix B HispanicAmerican Representatives Senators Delegates and Resident Commissioners
724
Hispanic Americans Who Have Chaired Congressional Committees 18812012
735
Appendix F Hispanic Americans in U S House Party Leadership Positions 19872012
742
Appendix J Original Text of Political Poems and Songs Referenced in Contextual Essays
749
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