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The right of a state to representation in the Senate.

Speech of Hon. J.E. Bailey, of Tennessee, delivered in the Senate of the United States ... April 23, 1880. Spofford vs. Kellogg, from Louisiana.

by James Edmund Bailey

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spofford, Henry Martyn, 1821-1880,
  • Kellogg, William Pitt, 1831-1918,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Contested elections

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1189.46th .L74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL240650M
    LC Control Numberca 10003567
    OCLC/WorldCa17400601

      A Senate consisting of equal representation by state, the members of which would be chosen by state legislatures, would serve such an end. On geographic versus racial representation: The former is more consistent with American aspirational views of individual self-determination than the latter.   What is important is not that the Senate served as an institutional representative of the several states in the federal government as a result of state selection and equal representation. Instead, it’s that a Senate so conceived would interact with, .

      The small states made equal Senate representation into the linchpin of their willingness to join the Constitution. They anticipated staying small. They anticipated future efforts to strip them of. The Great Compromise provided that representation in the House would be determined by population, and that each state would have equal representation in the Senate.

    The future of Democratic representation in the Sunshine State could depend on the makeup of the Florida Senate in After a decade of gradual gains in the state Senate, this year’s elections will determine whether the party can play a role in drawing next decade’s congressional and . Get this from a library! A calm address to the people of the eastern states: on the subject of the representation of slaves, the representation in the Senate, and the hostility to commerce ascribed to the southern states. [Mathew Carey].


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The right of a state to representation in the Senate by James Edmund Bailey Download PDF EPUB FB2

By contrast, the Senators on Foreign Relations, Small Business, Labor, and Banking, come from states with an average of to Congressmen. Finally, Oppenheimer and Lee show that small states get a much bigger share of the federal budget pie than larger by: The concept of collective representation describes the relationship between Congress and the United States as a whole.

That is, it considers whether the institution itself represents the American people, not just whether a particular member of Congress represents his or her district. We take it for granted that every state has two representatives in the United States Senate.

Apply the "one person, one vote" standard, however, and the Senate is the most malapportioned legislature in the democratic does it matter that California’s 32 million people have the same number of Senate votes as Wyoming’s.

Frances Lee and Bruce Oppenheimer systematically show. The Senate’s equal representation of states — not people — should be discussed on its merits. I don’t think it stands up. The case for states. The United States is a federal : Hans Noel.

Answer: B. It is based on equal representation for each state. Explanation: There are two houses in the US Congress such as House of representatives and Senate which called as bicameral and House of representatives are the upper and lower houses of parliament, respectively.

There are 50 states in the USA Senate which consists members –each state has 2 members for state. The creative compromise of the delegates was to devise a bicameral (two-house) national legislature with one house (Senate) having equal representation from each state with the members chosen by the state legislatures and a second house (House of Representatives) having membership based on a proportional population formula and elected by the.

edition of the Standing Rules of the Senate as a Senate document. The President pro tempore shall have the right to name in open Senate or, if absent, in writing, a Senator to perform the du- January, 20—, to fill the vacancy in the representation from said State in the Senate of the United States caused by the — of C—— D——.

File Size: KB. The United States Senate, as it is currently constituted, represents a fundamental block to effective government in this country, and that block is inherent in its structure of two senators per state.

Presented to enlighten, amuse, and inform, our new Senate history blog explores the forces, events, and personalities that have shaped the modern Senate.

The Senate and Women's Fight for the Vote Learn about the Senate's long road to approving the Nineteenth Amendment. Links to biographical information, Senate service accomplishments, military service, awards and honors, and more for current and former senators.

States in the Senate Lists of all senators from each state and facts about each state's history in the U.S. Senate. The bicameral legislature would be one in which the House of Representatives would be based on population, while the Senate would be based on state representation.

The House was designed to be closer to the people and represent their views, while the Senate was configured as a more elite, deliberative institution, less subject to mass politics.

Sizing Up the Senate The Unequal Consequences of EQUAL REPRESENTATION Frances E. Lee and Bruce L. Oppenhiemer First, my background is History in terms of academics, and Army in terms of experience. Yet, for my own reasons, I was compelled to read this book.

The first thing to note is that the intended audience is other academics.5/5. Detail of portrait of James Madison by John Vanderlyn, (Wikimedia) Our Founders were right to guarantee equal representation to every state — even the small, sparsely populated ones.

I n Author: Jay Cost. representation in the Senate and representation based on population in the House, and the Three-fifths Compromise, which postponed the slavery issue that divided northern and southern states by counting slaves as three-fifths of a person for the purposes of apportioning seats in the House of Representatives.

Paperback. We take it for granted that every state has two representatives in the United States Senate. Apply the one person, one vote standard, however, and the Senate is the most malapportioned ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. Seller Inventory # /5(11). The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State. [U.S. Constitution, Article I, section 3, clause 1] During the summer ofthe delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia established equal representation in the Senate and proportional representation in the House of Representatives.

Filed under: Representative government and representation -- United States -- States Devaluation of the Urban and Suburban Vote: A Statistical Investigation of Long-Term Trends in State Legislative Representation (2 volumes in 1; Charlottesville, VA: Bureau of Public Administration, University of Virginia, ), by Paul T.

David and. Representation-by-population, the Constitution states plainly, is exclusive to the House of Representatives. The Senate promises only “two Senators from each State.” The Author: J. Mccullough. A state's representation in the House of Representatives is based on the population of the state.

Meanwhile, in the Senate, each state receives equal representation. This is not the case in the U.S. Senate, where the representation of all states is fixed at two Senators apiece — an appropriation based on a Constitutional provision that can not ever be amended.

It consists of 76 senators, twelve from each of the six states and two from each of the mainland territories. It shares the power to make laws with the other House of Parliament, the House of Representatives.

The Senate is elected by proportional representation, so that its composition closely reflects the voting pattern of the electors.combined House-Senate committees formed to coordinate activities and expedite legislation in a certain area legislative agenda the slate of proposals and issues that representatives think it worthwhile to consider and act on.The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—constitutes the legislature of the United Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

The composition and powers of the Senate are established by Article One of the United States Last election: November 6, (35 seats).