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Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012

Title:
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012 (Hardcover)
Format:
Hardcover
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
052-071-01563-9
ISBN:
9780160920684
Description

Updated through 2012, Hispanic Americans in Congress 1822–2012 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

Table of Contents

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF HISPANIC-AMERICAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

INTRODUCTION

PART ONE: FORMER HISPANIC-AMERICAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

From Democracy’s Borderlands: Hispanic Congressional Representation in the Era of U.S. Continental Expansion, 1822–1898

“Foreign in a Domestic Sense”: Hispanic Americans in Congress During the Age of U.S. Colonialism and Global Expansion, 1898–1945

Separate Interests to National Agendas: Hispanic-American Members of Congress in the Civil Rights Era, 1945–1977

Strength in Numbers, Challenges in Diversity: Legislative Trends and Power Sharing Among Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1977–2012

PART TWO: CURRENT HISPANIC-AMERICAN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

PART THREE: APPENDICES

Appendix A: Hispanic-American Representatives, Senators, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners by Congress, 1822–2012

Appendix B: Hispanic-American Representatives, Senators, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners by State and Territory, 1822–2012

Appendix C: Hispanic-American Members’ Committee Assignments (Standing, Joint, Select) in the U.S. House and Senate, 1822–2012

Appendix D: Hispanic Americans Who Have Chaired Congressional Committees, 1881–2012

Appendix E: Hispanic-American Chairs of Subcommittees of Standing and Select Committees in the U.S. House and Senate, 1949–2012

Appendix F: Hispanic Americans in U.S. House Party Leadership Positions, 1987–2012

Appendix G: Hispanic-American Familial Connections in Congress

Appendix H: Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Conference Chairmen and Chairwomen, 1976–2012

Appendix I: Constitutional Amendments, Treaties, and Major Acts of Congress Referenced in the Text

Appendix J: Original Text of Political Poems and Songs Referenced in Contextual Essays

Appendix K: Glossary

INDEX

Audience

Middle school through post-secondary school libraries should have this resource available to students as a reference for research term papers about Hispanic leaders in the US Congress. Public libraries and political organizations may also want to have this comprehensive resource available for patrons.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$82.00
International Price:
$114.80
Publisher:
U.S. House of Representatives
Year/Pages:
2013: 774 p.; ill.
Key Phrases:
  • U.S. History
  • Congress
  • Biography
  • Hispanic Americans
Weight:
7.3125
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Discount
Cover:
Cloth
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
07/29/2013
Last Status Update:
02/13/2017
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