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The House of Representatives
  • Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791092852
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9285-9
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $30.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 04/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 328
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 104

Summary

Think the House of Representatives is just a boring government body? Think again. This eye-opening book offers a wealth of historical proof that the House is anything but dull. Hero or villain, the House of Representatives gets its script from you. It’s your House—a place where you make the calls. For more than 200 years, the House of Representatives has stood as the keeper of American democracy, guarding the Constitution and guaranteeing a government that is ruled by the people. In The House of Representatives, students will learn how over the years, the House has been a center stage for controversy, scandals, and tremendous legislative victories.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Bibliography. Glossary. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Rachel A. Koestler-Grack has been a nonfiction book editor and writer since 1999. She has focused on historical topics, ranging from the Middle Ages to the colonial era to the civil rights movement. In addition, she has written numerous biographies on a variety of historical and contemporary figures.

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