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The Resource Mr. Speaker! : the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster, James Grant

Mr. Speaker! : the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster, James Grant

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Mr. Speaker! : the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster
Title
Mr. Speaker!
Title remainder
the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster
Statement of responsibility
James Grant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The volatile last decades of the 19th century are captured through the career of reform Speaker of the House Thomas Reed
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, James
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E664.R3
LC item number
G73 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reed, Thomas B.
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • California
Label
Mr. Speaker! : the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster, James Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Maine's disgrace
  • For want of a quorum
  • Progress stops in Washington
  • Votes for women
  • "Monumental liar from the state of Maine"
  • Champion of protection
  • Great Plains land bubble
  • To count a quorum
  • "I hope my enemies are satisfied"
  • For the gold standard
  • "Oh happy Portlanders"
  • "God Almighty hates a quitter"
  • "Empire can wait"
  • Coda: Roosevelt comes to Portland
  • Acting assistant paymaster Reed
  • "The atrocious crime of being a young man"
  • With a flap of the "bloody shirt"
  • "Make it out of paper"
  • The freshman makes his mark
  • "Before God and my country"
  • Battling heresies
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 426 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416544937
Lccn
2011002798
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn646113131
  • (OCoLC)646113131
  • 1615349
Label
Mr. Speaker! : the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster, James Grant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Maine's disgrace
  • For want of a quorum
  • Progress stops in Washington
  • Votes for women
  • "Monumental liar from the state of Maine"
  • Champion of protection
  • Great Plains land bubble
  • To count a quorum
  • "I hope my enemies are satisfied"
  • For the gold standard
  • "Oh happy Portlanders"
  • "God Almighty hates a quitter"
  • "Empire can wait"
  • Coda: Roosevelt comes to Portland
  • Acting assistant paymaster Reed
  • "The atrocious crime of being a young man"
  • With a flap of the "bloody shirt"
  • "Make it out of paper"
  • The freshman makes his mark
  • "Before God and my country"
  • Battling heresies
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 426 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416544937
Lccn
2011002798
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn646113131
  • (OCoLC)646113131
  • 1615349
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