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  United States Congress
The United States Congress is the legislative branch of the United States government.
The United States Congress is bicameral, that is, having two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The first Congress started its term 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.
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 43rd United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Forty-third United States Congress was a meeting of the United States national legislature, comprised of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives.
The apportionment of seats in this House of Representatives was based on the Eighth Census of the United States in 1870.
The country is in the middle of the Panic of 1873.
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 73rd United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Seventy-third Congress of the United States was the 73rd meeting of the United States Congress, which took place from 1933 to 1935.
All Representatives of this Congress were elected in the House election of 1932, and 34 Senators were elected in the Senate election of 1932.
Even though it was not passed by Congress, it still was the most publicized legislation of the day, and had significant effects on the 73rd Congress, particularly in the south, where prohibition was overwhelmingly embraced, and the amendment was seen as a "coup d'etat of immorality," as one southern Congressman remarked.
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 Search Results for states congress
The Library Of Congress - HISTORYThe Library of congress was established by an act of congress on April 24, 1800.
The Constitution of the United States - The Constitution of the United States.
American Flag - The United States Flag is the third oldest of the National Standards of the world; older than the Union Jack of Britain or the Tricolor of France..
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 The United States Constitution - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net
Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Controul of the Congress.
The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
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 Army Central Command - ARCENT / Third United States Army
Third Army is capable of performing as the Joint Forces Land Component Command, or Command of a Coalition / Joint Task Force coordinating the combined efforts of all land forces within a theater of operations.
The mission of the Third Army was to serve as the administrative headquarters for an area that covered the seven southeastern states of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
The experience gained at Third Army Headquarters during the periods of demobilization, expansion, and economy in a short period of three years, prepared the Third Army Commander and his staff for the arduous task of mobilizing and training sufficient troops to cope with the national emergency that arose as a result of the Korean crisis.
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 United States Congress (Harpers.org)
Congress passed an official secrets act that criminalized the disclosure of any “properly classified” government secrets, including revelations of illegal acts by criminals who happen to be government officials.
Congress was working to cut "gold plated" items from the administration's request for the reconstruction of Iraq; among the items at issue were 40 new $50,000 garbage trucks and $9 million for a new postal zone system.
Congress approved a major Medicare bill that permits the elderly to buy prescription drug coverage; few citizens were able to understand the plan, though the health-care industry appeared to be well pleased by it.
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 United States Congress - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is bicameral, comprising the House of Representatives and the Senate, and all of its members are elected directly by the people.
Ballot access rules for independent and third party candidates vary from state to state.
Rebecca Felton was the first woman to become a Senator in 1922, when she was appointed to fill a vacancy left by Georgia Senator Thomas E. Watson.
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 Butlers in the United States Congress
Thomas was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the House of Representatives of the 15th US Congress to fill a vacancy and was reelected to a second term, serving 1818 to 1821.
He was elected Major General of the upper division of the SC State Militia in 1796.
In an election in which the huge majority of citizens of Mississippi were not allowed to vote, Adelbert -- who was not even a citizen of the state -- won election as a carpetbagger Republican to the United States Senate and served 1870 to 1874 when he resigned after being "elected" governor.
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 Ben's Guide (9-12): Branches of Government -- Legislative -- The U.S. Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The United States Congress is part of the legislative branch and is made up of two houses -- the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Since the First Congress, which met from 1789 to 1791, all Congresses have been numbered in order.
Congress meets once every year and usually lasts from January 3rd to July 31st, but in special cases, a session can last longer.
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 LII: Constitution
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, chosen by the legislature thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote.
The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.
The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
www.law.cornell.edu /constitution/constitution.articlei.html   (1426 words)

  
 United States Congress
The map and reports include all of the congressional districts in the state.
Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the map and some of the reports.
Complete official results are maintained by the office of the secretary of state.
www.tlc.state.tx.us /redist/congress.htm   (72 words)

  
 BOYDS IN UNITED STATES CONGRESS  1774 - Present   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Congresses and served from March 8, 1808, to March 3, 1813; again judge
Congress; resumed the practice of law in Neligh, Nebr., until 1929, when
Forty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1881); was not a
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 POLS Y319 9067 United States Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Second, we will discuss the internal organization of Congress -- why it matters and what it means for the laws that govern our society.
Finally, we will study how members of Congress make decisions, how they write legislation and the role of money, interest groups, and elections on the policies made by Congress.
In addition, students will be expected to follow current events and bring their knowledge of these events to bear on class discussion.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blfal00/pols/pols_y319_9067.html   (209 words)

  
 MS 2528: Acts Passed by the Third U.S. Congress (printed volume), 1796
President of the Senate was John Adams, President pro Tempore of the Senate Henry Tazewell of Virginia, and Speaker of the House Frederick A.C. Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania.
This collection contains a 1796 bound imprint of “Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Third Congress of the United States of America” at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begun on November 3, 1794.
Some of the requirements set by this act include renouncing your former allegiances, living within the United States or its territories for at least five years, and making an oath of intention to be a United States citizen in court three years before admittance.
www.lib.utk.edu /spcoll/manuscripts/ms2528fa.html   (530 words)

  
 United States Congressional District Data Book for the Ninety-Third Congress, 1973
This study contains aggregate socioeconomic and demographic data as well as electoral returns for the offices of the United States President and United States Representatives for the elections of 1966-1970 for the congressional districts of the 93rd Congress.
In addition to the congressional district level, data aggregated to the state level are also available.
United States 93rd congressional districts in the period 1966-1973.
webapp.icpsr.umich.edu /cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/00011.xml   (490 words)

  
 USCongress.com United States Congress Information Powered by GalleryWatch.com
This Legislative Narrative, one of many produced by GalleryWatch, is an innovative compilation of all legislative materials from Congress on a specific issue.
Senators are elected to six-year terms, and every two years the members of one class—approximately one-third of the Senators—face election or reelection.
Terms for Senators in Class I expire in 2007, Class II in 2009, and Class III in 2011.
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This is a collection (nine volumes) of hundreds of articles on the U.S. Congress, drawn from the work of leading scholars in the field.
Johannes, "The Distribution of Casework in the U.S. Congress: An Uneven Burden, "LSQ, Nov. 1980, pp.
J.R. Van Der Slik, "The Early Institutionalization of Congress," Congress and the Presidency 16 (Spring, 1989): 1-10.
www.polisci.wisc.edu /~dcanon/syllabi/826bib.htm   (6420 words)

  
 Congressman Pombo's Web Site for Kids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Senate is made up of 100 Senators, two from each state.
One-third of the Senate is up for re-election in any given election.
You must be at least 30 years old to be elected to the Senate.
www.house.gov /pombo/kids/kids.htm   (501 words)

  
 Where have all the good jobs gone
We live in an era when free trade is trumpeted as the defining virtue of Americanism.
American capital is free to travel to any part of the world in search of maximum profit, and foreign capital is encouraged to do likewise in the United States.
In the process, American citizens encounter and purchase a never-ending flurry of products-Japanese cars, Chinese clothing, Mexican cars and clothing-which are driving our merchandise trade deficit higher than ever, to nearly $200 billion in 1996.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Economics/WhereGoodJobsGone.html   (1157 words)

  
 Find in a Library: Foreign investment in the United States. Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, second session.
Find in a Library: Foreign investment in the United States.
To find this item in a library, enter a postal code, state, province, or country in the field above.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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 United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
United States House of Representatives, 109th Congress, 2nd Session: Educational Links
A list of Early Congressional Documents from the Constitutional Convention and the Continental Congress.
A list of titles of the 85 Federalist Papers.
www.house.gov /Constitution/Amend.html   (126 words)

  
 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations
Availability information may be found in the Availability, Publisher, Research Organization, Resource Relation and/or Author (affiliation information) fields and/or via the "Full-text Availability" link.
Third United States National Congress on pressure vessels and piping LOFT power range testing program
US national congress on pressure vessels and piping; 25 Jun 1979; San Francisco, CA, USA
www.osti.gov /energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=6169060   (149 words)

  
 Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Historical Documents (American Memory from the Library of Congress)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Historical Documents (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
The Library of Congress > American Memory Home > Historical Documents
Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789
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 bowl.com - Official Web Site of the United States Bowling Congress
bowl.com - Official Web Site of the United States Bowling Congress
Team USA's Page earns Masters bronze at Men's World Championships
USBC Board adjusts rule on High Score awards
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