200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002 by Richard A. Baker

By Richard A. Baker

Incorporated are 2 hundred tales, with over 2 hundred four-color illustrations, awarded in album-style to enlighten, motivate, amuse and inform.  whilst learn jointly, the tales supply transparent impressions in regards to the forces, occasions, and personalities that experience formed the Senate of the twenty first century.

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38 Secretary Cutts presented his first annual report in 1823. elect a new secretary—its principal adminis- 73-year-old Otis had also made a few enemies Secretary of the Senate Charles Cutts (1814-1825) directed the relocation of the Senate to temporary quarters after British forces burned the Capitol on August 24, 1814. The Senate took this occasion to strengthen the secretary’s easily won reelection through the next five Congresses and served until he chose to retire in 1836. March 19, 1816 Salary Storm C onsider having your salary level tied to the market of setting aside their customary livelihoods for the six price of wheat.

After Washington Globe, as official Senate printer and to hire a Whig King finished, Clay walked to the Alabama senator’s desk printer. ” When King responded that both men shook hands, senators burst into applause. Clay Blair’s character would “compare gloriously” to that of Clay, the brightened and once again looked as if he were ready for the Kentucky senator jumped to his feet and shouted, “That is false, portrait painter. ” Henry Clay, senator from Kentucky (1806-1807, 18101811, 1831-1842, 1849-1852).

Further Reading Miller, William Lee. Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. 46 January 16, 1837 The Senate Reverses a Presidential Censure A unique sheet of time-weathered paper rests in a green For the next three years, Benton worked tirelessly to steel vault at the National Archives Building. Careful remove this blot from Jackson’s record and from the Senate’s inspection reveals that it was originally created as page official journal.

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