Landmark Legislation, 1774-2012 : Major U.S. Acts and Treaties. 2014, p1-9.
Continental Congress and United States in Congress Assembled First Continental Congress—September 5, 1774, to October 26, 1774 Second Continental Congress—May 10, 1775, to March 2, 1781 United States in Congress [...]
Congress, U.S. In contrast to the previous decade, the 1920s witnessed the curtailment of government activism and a turn toward fostering business growth. More importantly, it also saw significant advances [...]
Historical Encyclopedia of American Business. 2009, v. 1, p180-183.
Legislative bodies and Economic policy
Congress, U.S. Legislative branch of the federal government First met in 1789 AS the lawmaking body of the U.S. national government, Congress is responsible for all legislation that affects American [...]
October 23, 1974: U.S. Congress Creates Commodity Futures Trading Commission Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of 1974 Washington, D.C. Government policy and regulation; Marketing and trade; Price supports and controls [...]
October 21, 1972: U.S. Congress Expands Pesticide Regulations Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act Washington, D.C. Disease and health issues; Ecology and environment; Government policy and regulation; Pests and pesticides; Scientific [...]
December 23, 1985: U.S. Congress Revamps Farm Policy Food Security Act; Farm Act of 1985 Washington, D.C. Ecology and environment; Government policy and regulation; Land and land policy (1921–2008), chairman [...]
Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia. 2006, v. 2, p375-378.
Latinas in the U.S. Congress Latino representation in the U.S. Congress has been steadily increasing since Latino districts were included under the Voting Rights Act of 1975. There were twenty-seven [...]
Historical Milestones of the U.S. Congress, 1789–2008: A Timeline 1789: Frederick A. C. Muhlenberg is elected first Speaker of the House (1789–1791). House rules are established and the Committee on [...]