Poindexter of Washington: A Study in Progressive Politics

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In this study of Miles Poindexter, Insurgent Republican turned conservative, Howard W. Allen reaches beyond the traditional bounds of biography to present a history of the United States Congress during the Progressive era and the early years after World War I.A congressman (190913) and a senator (191323), Miles Poindexter of Washington State was an outspoken, progressive reformer before World War I. He struggled to protect the people from special interests, particularly defending the interest of his section against eastern ...

Poindexter of Washington: A Study in Progressive Politics 1981, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809309528

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