Thomas B. Reed: American Statesmen Series
Samuel W. McCallISBN: 0766182762;
Book Description1914. The great questions before the country while Thomas B. Reed was in Congress were the Southern and race issues, the Greenback and silver questions, the procedure of the House, especially obstruction, civil service reform and the settlement of the monetary standard. Reed was the most powerful figure in either House of Congress during his time. Contents: Early Years; College and Navy; Early Political Career; Service in Congress; Potter Investigation; The Greenback Issue; Suffrage for Women; Speaker of the House; The Sherman Silver Purchase Bill; The Wilson Bill; The Morgan Gold Contract; War in the Philippines; Writings; Law Practice. Illustrated.
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