• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

A manual offering information on the most important laws and treaties approved by Congress in more than 200 years since the first session in 1789. Each Congress is covered in a separate chapter introduced by a historical essay setting the actions of the legislators in the context of their times.

Sixty-Seventh Congress: March 4, 1921, to March 3, 1923
Sixty-seventh Congress: March 4, 1921, to March 3, 1923
  • First session—April 11, 1921, to November 23, 1921
  • Second session—December 5, 1921, to September 22, 1922
  • Third session—November 20, 1922, to December 4, 1922
  • Fourth session—December 4, 1922, to March 3, 1923
  • Special session of the Senate—March 4, 1921, to March 15, 1921
  • (Administration of Warren G. Harding, 1921–1923)
Historical Background

Eight days after taking office, President Warren G. Harding appointed a citizens' committee headed by Charles G. Dawes to examine the needs of the hundreds of thousands of veterans returning from World War I. The Dawes Committee quickly concluded that veterans' care in the United States was in a “deplorable” condition and recommended the creation of an independent federal agency to attend to their ...

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