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Representation in Congress

Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, of Illinois, delivered in the Senate of the United States, June 11, 1868

by Richard Yates

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Published by F. & J. Rives & Geo. A. Bailey in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Representative government and representation,
  • Speeches, addresses,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

  • Edition Notes

    Acquired with funds made available from the University Library Friends Donations

    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3], 4-16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26473087M
    OCLC/WorldCa13606135

    Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herring, Pendleton, Group representation before Congress. Baltimore, Md. This book demonstrates the consequences of legislators' strategic communication for representation in American politics. Representational Style in Congress shows how legislators present their work to cultivate constituent support.

    The delays unavoidable for want of a full representation, will they conceive, oblige Congress to remain sitting the whole year, whereas by the articles of confederation it appears, that it was expected part of the business of the United States, would be transacted by a commitee of the states. congress makes the laws that govern the US. city and state also make laws. this is the principal and most obvious function explain the representation function a lawmaker represents a group of people. they are pulled between national interests and constituents interest.

    When the delegates to the Philadelphia Convention convened in May of to recommend amendments to the Articles of Confederation, one of the first issues they addressed was the plan for representation in Congress. This lesson will focus on the various plans for representation debated during the Constitutional Convention of Download file to see previous pages Moreover, ideology, policy preferences and the nature of information received etc can also affect the Congressmen while they vote. In short, “congressional voting on specific bills is correlated with the economic self-interest of the representative's constituents and a measure of the representative's ideology” as indicated by his broader voting record.


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At one time, there was relatively little concern about descriptive representation in Congress. Representation can also be considered in other ways.

Descriptive representation is the level at which Congress reflects the nation’s constituents in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and socioeconomic status. Collective representation is the extent to which the institutional body of Congress represents the population as a whole.

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