Congressional Government

A Study in American Politics

Cover image for

Download


Author: Woodrow Wilson
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,353 / 253 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 15.4
LoC Category: JK
Downloads: 763
Added to site: 2011.11.30
mnybks.net#: 31045
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Politics

This is the fifth edition of this book, describing the American political system with focus on the Congress. The content is not a commentary on the political life, the outspoken purpose is to simply describe the system.

Show Excerpt

quite natural that their one-time fear of a strong central government should pass into a dread of the still further expansion of the power of that government, by a too loose construction of its charter; but what I would emphasize here is not the motives or the policy of the conduct of parties in our early national politics, but the fact that opposition to the Constitution as a constitution, and even hostile criticism of its provisions, ceased almost immediately upon its adoption; and not only ceased, but gave place to an undiscriminating and almost blind worship of its principles, and of that delicate dual system of sovereignty, and that complicated scheme of double administration which it established. Admiration of that one-time so much traversed body of law became suddenly all the vogue, and criticism was estopped. From the first, even down to the time immediately preceding the war, the general scheme of the Constitution went unchallenged; nullification itself did not always wear its true garb of independe

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Congressional Government by Woodrow Wilson - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Congressional Government by Woodrow Wilson - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Congressional Government by Woodrow Wilson - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Congressional Government by Woodrow Wilson - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Congressional Government by Woodrow Wilson - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Congressional Government by Woodrow Wilson - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
The City of Delight
by Elizabeth Miller
Fox's Book of Martyrs
by John Foxe
The Outline of History
by H.G. Wells

See more popular titles from this genre.