TITLE

Analysis of Past Reapportionment Laws

AUTHOR(S)
Rhodes, Marion E.
PUB. DATE
February 1929
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Feb29, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes previous Congressional reapportionment laws in the United States. First reapportionment act; Establishment of Congressional districts; Act of 1850.
ACCESSION #
12292348

 

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