What think ye of the Congress now

Or, An enquiry, how far the Americans are bound to abide by, and execute the decisions of, the late Congress? by Thomas Bradbury Chandler

Publisher: Printed by James Rivington in New York

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  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.

Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40125.
ContributionsGalloway, Joseph, 1731-1803
The Physical Object
Pagination48, 4 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17550405M

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What think ye of Congress now. Or, An enquiry, how far the Americans are bound to abide by, and execute the decisions of the late Congress. by Thomas Bradbury Chandler.

Published by Printed by James Rivington in New-York. Written in EnglishPages: What think ye of the Congress now?, or, An enquiry how far the Americans are bound to abide by and execute the decisions of the late Congress?. Author: Thomas Bradbury Chandler ; Joseph Galloway ; Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) ; Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) ; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress).

What think ye of the Congress now. or, An inquiry, how far Americans are bound to abide by and execute the decisions of, the late Congress.

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This is a very good overview of how the legislative branch of the federal government works. After 34 years in the House of Representatives, the author is a certified expert on his subject and he treats it objectively in a nonpartisan manner.

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I strongly recommend The Case Against Congress: A Compelling Indictment of Corruption on Capitol Hill by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson (New York: Simon and Schuster, ).

This book is over fifty years old. In the fifty-plus years since it was first published, Corporate America has become our fourth branch of government.

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