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Major acts of Congress / Brian K. Landsberg, editor in chief.

Contributor(s): Landsberg, Brian K | Gale Group.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gale virtual reference library.Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Macmillan Reference USA, c2004Description: 1 online resource (3 v.) : ill., photos.ISBN: 9780028659091 (electronic book); 0028659090 (electronic book).Subject(s): Law -- United States -- EncyclopediasAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Major acts of Congress.DDC classification: 348.7303 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
v. 1. A-E, Administrative Resolution Dispute Act to Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 -- v. 2. F-M, Fair Housing Act of 1968 to Mutual Security Act (1951) -- v. 3. N-Z, Narcotics Act (1914) to Yellowstone National Park Act (1872).
Summary: Examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.
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KF154 .M356 2004 (Browse shelf) https://ezproxy.uttyler.edu/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/0PGQ/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=txshracd2605 Available ocn456108579

Includes bibliographical references and index.

v. 1. A-E, Administrative Resolution Dispute Act to Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 -- v. 2. F-M, Fair Housing Act of 1968 to Mutual Security Act (1951) -- v. 3. N-Z, Narcotics Act (1914) to Yellowstone National Park Act (1872).

Examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.

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