Our Wonderland of Bureaucracy: A Study of the Growth of Bureaucracy in the Federal Government, and Its Destructive Effect upon the Constitution

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INDEX
A
Adams, John, in favor of decentralization, 33; notes on Foreign Affairs Bill, 45-46; casts deciding vote, 47; dismisses Secretary of War Pickering, 53
Adams, John Quincy, 115
Adams, Samuel, in 2nd Continental Congress, 26; advocates decentralized government, 33
Admiralty, Board of, created in 1779, inefficiency of, 29
Agricultural Credits Act, 1923, creating government-owned credit banks, 136
Agricultural extension work, 216
Agriculture, Department of, expansion of, 69; list of sub-bureaus, 70-71; increase of expenditure in last twenty years, 75; cost of printing and binding for, 89; public roads work, 221-222
Airplanes, vast expenditures for, without results, 102
Alaska railroad, deficit one million per year, 152
Amendatory Acts, 1817 and 1894, 180
American Association of Highway Officials, 223
American Merchant Marine, subsidiaries to, 150
American people, change in thought of, from abstract rights to concrete economics, 246; explanation of change, 247
Ames, Fisher, on Presidential power, 42, 43
Appropriation, power of, our "heel of Achilles," 20; attempt of framers to regulate, abuse of, 21
Appropriations, official salaries, 65; increase in 130 years, 74; provisions for by Continental Congress, 178; ordinance, 178-179
Army, sources of officers for, 103
Army and Navy Departments, original separation a mistake, consolidation held economy, 106; duplication of effort, 107; experience of Britain, 108; personnel, 111; appropriations, 112; one Secretary suggested, plan for consolidation, 113. See also War Department, Navy Department Association of American Ship Owners, gives outside aid to Shipping Board, 93
Attorney General, office created, 50
Auditor, for Post Office Department, office created in 1836, 181
B
Bache, Richard, son-in-law of Benjamin Franklin, removed as Postmaster-General, 49
Baldwin, member of Congress, 182
Balzac, quotation from Bureaucracy by, 103; on government clerks, 117; on office through influence, 119-120
Bank of North America, 130
Bankhead, Representative, introduces roads bill, 222
Bankruptcy, departmental study of, 96
Beck, James M., author of The Vanishing Rights of the States, 192
Benton, Thomas H., 57
Board of War and Ordnance, first established, 27; new board, non-Congressional, 28
Boudinot, Elias, opposes interposition of Senate in official matters, 44
Brandeis, Justice, 186
"Bribery of States," by subsidies, 223; effects of, 226
Budget Bureau, 16, 180, 200, 230
Bureau system, beginning of, 10
Bureaucracy, historic background, 17; menace of, due to failure of Constitutional Convention, 25; in Colonial days, 26-36; essential within bounds, 64; Frankenstein of, 86; vast increase in publicity potent factor in, 87; in War and Navy departments, 100; machine gun instance, 101; efforts to in-

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