Introduction | Part 1 Chapter 1
• Provides an overview of the History of the Senate.
• LBJ is a powerful man in the Senate.
• The twentieth century is filled with social activism within the country and the Senate.
• Senate's investigation of the judiciary Act of 1789.
• The Golden Age of the Senate from 1819-1859.
• There are many changes in the Senate during the Reconstruction period.
Part 1 Chapter 2 | Part 1 Chapter 3
• 1913, the Senate continues to be an ineffective institution.
• President Woodrow Wilson tries to make things happen, however he is unsuccessful.
• Under FDR, the Senate creates a number of agencies aimed to bring American out of the Depression.
• The Foreign Affairs Committee plays a role in shaping the Senate during this time.
• The Southern Bloc has control of the Senate.
• LBJ begins his tenure in the Senate.
• There is controversy over Rule 22 dealing with voting and filibusters on the Senate floor.
Part 2 Chapter 4 | Part 2 Chapter 5
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