Electing the senate : indirect democracy before the seventeenth amendment / Wendy J. Schiller, Charles Stewart III.

"From 1789 to 1913, U.S. senators were not directly elected by the people--instead the Constitution mandated that they be chosen by state legislators. This radically changed in 1913, when the Seventeenth Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, giving the public a direct vote. Electing the S...

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Main Authors: Schiller, Wendy J., 1964- (Author), Stewart, Charles Haines (Author)
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Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Series:Princeton studies in American politics.


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Call Number: JK1965 .S45 2015