The President, Office and Powers: 1787-1957, History and Analysis of Practice and Opinion

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Page numbers from 3 to 313 refer to the text; page numbers from 315 to 496 refer to the notes.
Acts and Resolutions of Congress acts establishing the executive departments, 17, 81
Act of March 1, 1792 settling the presidential term and date of presidential elections, 34
Alien Act of 1798, 158
"Logan Act," 1799, 183-84, 430
act annexing Texas, 1846, 216
Acts of August 2, 1861 and March 3, 1887 defining powers of the Attorney General, 121
Act of January 31, 1862 authorizing the seizure of the railroads, etc., 233
Confiscation Act of July 17, 1862, 449
Habeas Corpus Act of March 3, 1863, 64, 229-31
Civil Rights Act of 1866, 474
Tenure of Office Act of 1867, 64
Act of January 29, 1877 creating an Electoral Commission, 43, 45
Army Appropriation Act of June 18, 1878, 137-38
Civil Service Act of 1883, 74
Acts of February 3, 1887 and June 5, 1934 regulating the casting and counting of the electoral vote, 45-46
Acts and Resolutions of Congress (Cont.)
act annexing Hawaii, 1899, 216
Act of June 25, 1910 authorizing temporary withdrawals of public lands from entry, 120
National Defense Act of 1916, 239
Jones Merchant Marine Shipping Act, 1920, 190
Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, 58, 90, 99, 129, 287
Japanese Immigration Act of May 26, 1924, 191, 433
Act of May 27, 1921 governing landing of foreign cables, 436
Joint Resolution of July 2, 1921 terminating war with the Central Powers, 217
Act of February 9, 1922 establishing Debt Commission, 215-16
Foreign Service Act of 1924, 74- 75
Norris-La Guardia Act, 1932, 151- 52, 472
Acts of 1934, 1937, etc., authorizing foreign trade pacts, 214-15
Johnson Defaulting Debtors Act, 1934, 191, 433
Act of June 25, 1938 classifying postmasters, 75
Neutrality Act of 1939, 239, 433

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Chapter I - Conceptions of the Office 3
  • Chapter II - The Apparatus of the Presidency 31
  • Chapter III - Administrative Chief 69
  • Chapter IV - Chief Executive 119
  • Chapter VI - Commander-In-Chief in Wartime 227
  • Chapter VII - Legislative Leader And "Institution" 263
  • Résumé 306
  • Notes 315
  • Table of Cases 497
  • Index 501
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