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Preservation and the cultural politics of the past on historic Galveston Island
During the Victorian era, Galveston Island, Texas, was a cosmopolitan port-city, the second wealthiest city in the nation based on per capita income. In 1900, its good fortune was dramatically reversed when a hurricane ...
Bill introduction in the United States House of Representatives, 1821-1895
Bill introduction was controlled by committees throughout the first half of the nineteenth century. During that time, committees normally introduced bills when offering their reports on the floor during the House's regular ...