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You Are the Senator
Nathan Aaseng ©1997

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  • 160 pages
  • More than 60 black-and-white photos, maps, and illustrations
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • How a bill becomes a law
  • Source notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-36-6
  • $19.95








The reader has a vote in these historic U.S. Senate decisions: Prohibition, the Social Security Act, the Taft-Hartley Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, direct election of the president, the War Powers Act, the Gramm-Rudman balanced-budget bill, and the Brady gun-control bill. Each chapter concludes with a discussion of the Senate decision.