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Encyclopedia > 93rd United States Congress

The Ninety-third United States Congress was in session from 1973 to 1975.




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Membership of the Congresses of the United States (241 words)
This is a compilation of the membership of each Congress of the United States, organized by state and, in the case of House representatives, by district.
The PDF version of the Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress lists all Senators and Representatives by State and Congress through the 108th Congress, but for the first 30 or so Congresses, Representatives are listed in alphabetical order; thereafter the names appear in numerical order of their districts.
For the 1st Congress through the 30th Congress, single-member and plural-member districts were checked against Martis's Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts.
Baruch Undergrad. Honors [1999]: Bundy, A.E. Constitutional War Powers of the President... (18265 words)
It further states that Congress is responsible for "raising and supporting Armies, providing and maintaining the navy, as well as having the power to all forth the militia in order to suppress insurrections and repel invasions." This appears to be a far-reaching and exclusive power that is invested in Congress.
Had Congress made this a constitutional issue, Jefferson might have responded that his actions were based on "a question of expediency," rather than on a technical question of constitutionality; the nation had to react quickly to the Bey's declaration of war and Congress was not in session at the time.
He complained that the United States was brought into a state of war not by the "actions of Mexico" as President Polk had argued in his war message, but rather, by the President's placing President Taylor in the disputed area of land; this, he believed had led to an unconstitutional war.
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