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  Definition of Congress of the United States - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America.
Congress is a bicameral legislature, consisting of the House of Representatives (the "Lower House") and the Senate (the "Upper House").
The first Congress under the current Constitution started its term in Federal Hall in New York City on March 4, 1789 and their first action was to declare that the new Constitution of the United States was in effect.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Congress_of_the_United_States   (4281 words)

  
 Biographies of the Attorneys General
Grundy was elected to Congress in 1811, was reelected in 1813 and resigned in 1815.
Gilpin was appointed United States attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1832, and Solicitor of the United States Treasury in 1837.
MacVeagh served as chairman of the Republican States Central Committee of Pennsylvania in 1863, and was appointed United States Minister to Turkey in 1870.
www.usdoj.gov /jmd/ls/agbiographies.htm   (12842 words)

  
 United States Congress - dKosopedia
The United States Congress is the legislative branch of the United States government, sometimes called simply the legislature.
Congress is a bicameral legislature, meaning that it has two components: the House of Representatives and the Senate.
This arrangement was introduced to satisfy the concerns of the states — each state has two (and always two) Senators, while the House of Representatives is filled according to the population of each state.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Congress   (256 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The United States of America
That river separates the United States from the Republic of Mexico until at the city of El Paso it turns northward; from that point to the Colorado River an arbitrary line marks the boundary of the two republics.
In examining the constitutionality of a state law one is to assume that the state legislature has power to pass all acts whatever, unless they are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States or by the constitution of the state.
It also provides that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states; for the return of fugitives from justice and for the admission of new states.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15156a.htm   (21027 words)

  
 Guide to Microforms
Consist of journals of the Congress; reports of its committees; memorials and petitions; and correspondence of its presidents and other officers with diplomatic representatives of the United States abroad, officers in the Continental Army, State officials, and private persons.
Fifth census of the United States, 1830, Illinois.
United States — Census, 5th, 1830/ Virginia — Census, 1830/ Virginia — Population.
www.lib.uchicago.edu /e/su/hist/mfguide.html   (10591 words)

  
 UCB Libraries | GovPubs | Native American Treaties and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology : with Index to Authors and Titles Bureau of Ethnology Bulletin 200.
Federally Recognized American Indian Tribes of the United States: Directory The American Indian Heritage Foundation provides a directory of tribes.
National Museum of the American Indian is "dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.
ucblibraries.colorado.edu /govpubs/us/native.htm   (1232 words)

  
 GPO Access Online Resources: A-Z Resource List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA), 1997 forward
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions (Plum Book), 1996 forward
www.gpoaccess.gov /databases.html   (709 words)

  
 WTPS United States History Links
Library of Congress: US Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1873 ("Beginning with the Continental Congress in 1774, America's national legislative bodies have kept records of their proceedings.
The records of the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the United States Congress comprise a rich documentary history of the construction of the nation, the development of the federal government, and its role in the national life.
Library of Congress: Railroad Maps of North America - 1820 to 1900 ("Railroad maps documenting the growth of travel, settlement, industry, and agriculture in the United States.
www.wtps.org /links/hist_us.htm   (9132 words)

  
 New Acquisitions List
AALS scholarly paper presentation : winning paper: reexamining Marbury in the administrative state: a structural and institutional defense of judicial power over statutory interpretation [sound recording] / AALS 2002 annual meeting.
The directory of minority judges of the United States.
To request items appearing on this month's list, please fill in your name in the space below, then select the box next to the the numbers corresponding to the items on the list you wish to have checked out to you.
www.hofstra.edu /Libraries/LawLib/law_lib_newacq0204.cfm   (1640 words)

  
 Three Catholic Afro-American Congresses: Congress of Colored Catholics of the United States: ISBN 040510863X
Three Catholic Afro-American Congresses: Congress of Colored Catholics of the United States: ISBN 040510863X
Author: Congress of Colored Catholics of the United States
This book is part of the The American Catholic Tradition.
www.bestwebbuys.com /040510863X   (100 words)

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