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Sociology

Tennessee Williams' Streetcar Named Desire & Social

Words: 734
Length: 2 Pages
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Tennessee illiams' "Streetcar Named Desire" & social class theories of Karl Marx This paper presents a detailed examination of Tennessee illiams' "Streetcar Named Desire. The writer of this paper…

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Teaching

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie Is a

Words: 748
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Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie," is a portrayal of the fragile psyches of its characters -- an arrangement of tiny, delicate glass figurines whose essence of life can be…

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Plays

Tennessee Williams Biography Tennessee Williams Was Born

Words: 663
Length: 2 Pages
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Tennessee Williams iography Tennessee Williams was born as Thomas Lanier Williams on March 26, 1911, in Columbus, Mississippi. His parents were Cornelius Coffin, a shoe salesman, and Edwina Dakin…

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Women's Issues - Sexuality

Williams Tennessee Williams the Work

Words: 1135
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Another theme that tends to occur in many of the main plays is that of the outsider or the marginalized, sensitive individual who feels an outcast in society. The…

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Psychology

Tennessee Williams Reflect His Personal Struggles and

Words: 714
Length: 2 Pages
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Tennessee Williams reflect his personal struggles and serve as vehicles for poignant social commentary. From "Glass Menagerie" to "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to "A Streetcar Named Desire,"…

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Essay

Drama

John Lahr's Biography of Tennessee Williams

Words: 775
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

illiams and His ork illiams used the theater as a way to vent his own heart -- as Lahr notes, the playwright produced works that allowed him "to be…

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Family and Marriage

Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Words: 1901
Length: 5 Pages
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menagerie REVISED Prince, don't ask me in a week / or in a year what place they are; I can only give you this refrain: / here are the…

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Literature

Langston Hughes and Tennessee Williams

Words: 1238
Length: 4 Pages
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illiams works often focuses on destruction and violence but one play that seems to garner the most attention is the Glass Menagerie. One character worth mentioning is Jim, whose…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams's Play the Glass

Words: 2234
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Glass Menagerie Tennessee illiams's play The Glass Menagerie is about the three members of the ingfield family, Tom, Laura, and their mother Amanda. They live together and have done…

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Sports - Women

Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Words: 1751
Length: 5 Pages
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She does not need to be smart, only pretty and popular, and she does not play a part in decision making or political thought. In effect, she is empty-headed…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Tragic Characters in Tennessee Williams' Glass Menageries

Words: 1941
Length: 4 Pages
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tragic characters in Tennessee Williams' Glass Menageries perhaps the most tragic is Amanda, for she has both expectations and little if any chance of seeing them fulfilled. She is…

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Sports - Women

Role of the Women Is Tennessee William's Glass Menagerie

Words: 2756
Length: 9 Pages
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Glass Menagerie by Tennessee illiams, Laura ingfield, a grown woman, kneels on the floor playing with glass figurines like a child. She envisions a dismal future for herself that…

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Literature

Laura Wingfield Tennessee Williams' Subsumed and Symbolic

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Length: 4 Pages
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Laura Wingfield, Tennessee Williams' Subsumed and Symbolic Self in the Glass Menagerie The Glass Menagerie, the famous play written by Tennessee Williams in 1944, is a story that centers…

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Essay

Literature

Shakespeare Tennessee Williams and Sophocles Use of Illusion

Words: 1412
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Sophocles, Shakespeare, And alt illiams Many great writers -- including these three, Sophocles, Shakespeare, and Tennessee illiams -- use illusion in their narratives. This paper will present some instances…

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3 Pages
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Literature

Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Words: 1087
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Laura is also extremely fearful and anxious about disappointing her mother. She says, "When you're disappointed, you get that awful suffering look on your face, like the picture of…

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2 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Tennessee Williams Play the Glass Menagerie

Words: 769
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Glass Menagerie Methods of Escape in the Glass Menagerie The three members of the ingfield family are trapped within the claustrophobic confines of their poverty, sadness, and regret. However,…

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Literature

Laura in Williams' the Glass

Words: 1712
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

This change is subtle but it is important because, with this change, Laura has the most hope from her brother or her mother. Tom speaks at the end of…

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Essay

Plays

Play 27 Wagons Tennesse William

Words: 945
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Energy "27 Wagons Full Cotton" is a play written by Tennessee Williams. There are no known plays available for this play. The only thing watchable was a YouTube video…

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Geography

William Renwick The Content of

Words: 5769
Length: 21 Pages
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The biosphere consists of all living organisms on the planet. The atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere function collectively to provide he environment which sustains the biosphere. These four spheres interact…

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10 Pages
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Drama - World

William Sherman's Role in the

Words: 4068
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

However, despite the personal successes, he felt personally responsible for the loss and would use the events from ull Run to questions his effectiveness as a military officer. Next,…

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Literature

David Crockett William Otter James Cook P T Barnum

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Length: 3 Pages
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Otter -- Crockett -- cook s William Otter's a History of My Own Time a rags-to-riches success story? To what extent does it conform to the themes associated with…

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Essay

Family and Marriage

Glass Menagerie The Importance of

Words: 1404
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Amanda is a former southern belle, who enjoyed a very comfortable and somewhat decadent upbringing. After her husband leaves, and she struggles to raise and financially support her children…

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5 Pages
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Business - Ethics

Night of the Iguana

Words: 1704
Length: 5 Pages
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Night of the Iguana, by Tennessee Williams. Specifically, it will include the underlying themes that are brought out by Tennessee Williams. What are the playwright's beliefs about humanity, morality,…

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Sports - Women

Worthy of Being on Stage

Words: 1380
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As mothers, wives and housekeepers women can hardly enact their sensibility: "Not having children makes less work -- but it makes a quiet house, and right out to work…

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Mythology - Religion

Rebellious Element in the Characters of First

Words: 1050
Length: 3 Pages
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rebellious element in the characters of First Confession by Frank O' Connor, the Glass Menagerie by Tennessee illiams and Homage to my Hips by Lucille Clifton. Themes of Literature…

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Essay

Film

Shakespeare's Play Romeo Juliet Film Version Note

Words: 859
Length: 3 Pages
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Shakespeare's play, Romeo Juliet, film version: note defend effective ineffective. Do unknown young actors, Leonard hiting Olivia Hussey, opposed recognizable stars, made film appealing? Please explain Although some might…

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5 Pages
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Literature

Personal and the Literary in American Literature

Words: 1917
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Blurring the Gap Between Fiction and eal Life This is a paper that outlines how modern literature integrates personal experiences of the writers into works of fiction. It has…

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Thesis

Literature

Helpless Women in the Glass Menagerie Women

Words: 1848
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Helpless omen in the Glass Menagerie omen are often depicted as helpless creatures and when we look at women during the Depression era, we should not be surprised to…

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Sports - Women

Glass Menagerie Although Its Narrator and Author

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Length: 2 Pages
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Glass Menagerie Although its narrator and author are men, The Glass Menagerie is arguably a play about women in the 1930s. As such, author Tennessee Williams gives women a…

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10 Pages
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Family and Marriage

Classic Pieces of Literature The Writer Explores

Words: 2730
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

classic pieces of literature. The writer explores the primary texts, and secondary sources to develop a critical analysis of the characters and their dysfunction and how escapism is used…

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Thesis

Plays

American Dream Depicted in the

Words: 2068
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Thesis

Here we see that Laura is coming around and realizing that she, broken or not, is just like everyone else. Furthermore, the odd horn that made the unicorn seem…

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Literature

Regional Differences in American Literature

Words: 1469
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Regional Differences in American Literature In American literature, the region of the country that the author was from had an impact on their writing and the kind of story…

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Literature

Glass Menagerie in the Case

Words: 1406
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Their interaction is quite different in that it is more positive than Laura's interaction with Amanda. Jim is a male and while that may factor into Laura's mirror image,…

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Film

Christian and Secular Education Current Issue

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Length: 5 Pages
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secular society, Christian values, beliefs, and worldviews are systematically excluded from the educational system. Parents who can afford costly private schools can help inculcate their children into a Biblical…

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7 Pages
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Plays

Long Days Journey Into Night

Words: 2317
Length: 7 Pages
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Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) is one of the most prolific, most highly recognized American playwrights of the 20th century who sadly had not real American contemporaries or precursors. O has…

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Essay

Business - Law

Origins and Characteristics of the Law and Legal Systems of the United States

Words: 2347
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

Origins and Characteristics of the Law and Legal Systems in the U.S. The Origins and Characteristics of the Law and Legal Systems in the United States The origins and…

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Research Proposal

Literature

Lust and Desire in American

Words: 1197
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The fulfillment of desire, that is, means the eradication of desire -- by its very definition, desire is gone once its object has been attained. This plays out differently…

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Literature

Prince of Tides Pat Conroy

Words: 481
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As Conroy entwines the past and present, the reader is carried away by this very engaging story. Although Conroy paints Tom as very human, complete with flaws and strengths,…

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Family and Marriage

Family vs Society in Sophocles'

Words: 693
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Though Antigone is certainly the protagonist of the play, she makes her decision very early in the action -- she chooses to bury her brother despite the civil disobedience…

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Music

Music How Old Are You

Words: 700
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

All the places we hung out at had jukeboxes. I don't remember ever going to concerts when I was a kid, but on television they would have like big…

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American History

Suck-Egg Mule An Examination of Southern Euphemisms

Words: 3128
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

suck-egg mule!": An Examination of Southern Euphemisms Euphemisms lend languages a colorful and meaningful quality that is not easily achievable otherwise, and all languages share this common linguistic feature…

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Government

Elia Kazan Compliance vs Defiance

Words: 668
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Since the 30s people have been politically inclined towards left in Hollywood. Kazan was also known for his left-wing views that eventually led him to the appearance before HUAC.…

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Dissertation or Thesis complete

Family and Marriage

Six Degrees of Separation Defines Freedom in America

Words: 960
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Dissertation or Thesis complete

Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche Dubois goes to seek refuge at her sister's house. At first it seems decent enough- even though she has to bear with Stella's less than…

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Mythology

Good Man Is Hard to Find for

Words: 1891
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Good Man is Hard to Find For the purposes of this essay, I chose Flannery O'Connor's short story "A Good Man is Hard to Find." "A Good Man is…

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10 Pages
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Military

Sherman's March to the Sea Services and

Words: 3262
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Sherman's March To The Sea Services and trainings at military Marriage and Career Services in Civil Wars Brilliant strategic Sherman's March Year 1864 (Atlanta Event): Preparation of War 4…

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Urban Studies

Regional Planning Some Examples Which Will Be

Words: 3497
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

regional planning, some examples, which will be used, are the Tennessee Valley Authority, Regional Planning in New York City and its surrounding counties and the Appalachian Regional Commission. Regional…

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Native Americans

African-American Westward Migration

Words: 3585
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

African-Americans and Western Expansion Prior to the 1960s and 1970s, very little was written about black participation in Western expansion from the colonial period to the 19th Century, much…

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Literature

Wordsworth Blake Shelly and Other Greats of the Romantic Era

Words: 1186
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Romantic Era The years in which the Romantic Era had its great impact -- roughly 1789 through 1832 -- were years in which there were "intense political, social, and…

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Business - Law

Criminal Justice Supreme Court Decisions

Words: 685
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

The plaintiffs were disabled Tennesseans who could not access the upper floors in state courthouses. They sued in Federal Court, arguing that since Tennessee was disallowing them public services…

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Business

Community Health Systems Chs Is

Words: 5245
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The company's board believed they could not find a replacement for Chaney by the date of his intended departure, and so the directors put the company up for sale.…

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7 Pages
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American History

Government Constitutional Non-Compliance During Times

Words: 2083
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

There are limitations on the destruction of wiretap records. The numbers of crimes for which wiretaps can be used, the types of judges who can authorize taps have both…

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Government

Political Science History

Words: 6252
Length: 23 Pages
Type: Term Paper

conservative intellectual movement, but also the role of William uckley and William Rusher in the blossoming of the youth conservative movement Talk about structure of paper, who not strictly…

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4 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

St Jude Children's Research Hospital Founded by

Words: 1235
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Founded by entertainer Danny Thomas, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is celebrating its fiftieth year of operation; in that time the hospital has conducted…

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7 Pages
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Sports - Drugs

Clandestine Drug Laboratories and the Fire Service

Words: 2356
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Clandestine Drug Labs and the Fire Service hat are the risks and inherent dangers when firefighters are facing a blaze that resulted from a meth lab? hat should firefighters…

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5 Pages
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Literature

Robert Hayden One of the Most Important

Words: 1663
Length: 5 Pages
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Robert Hayden, one of the most important black poets of the 20th Century, was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1913 and grew up in extreme poverty in a racially…

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Sociology

Common Theme Found in Three Stories

Words: 2757
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

killer and his victim has been one of the most enduring topics throughout horror and suspense fiction, and it is this relationship which ties together three ostensibly distinct stories:…

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10 Pages
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Economics

Ethics and Development

Words: 3006
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ethics and Morality -- Ethics and Development The problem of "development" (or, perhaps "progress" and "advancement" also fits in this context) is that while many millions of citizens of…

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Family and Marriage

Otter and Crocket

Words: 3553
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Otter and Crocket Crockett considered life as an absolute saga, coupled with the added charisma of undeniable reality and his virtue was that he was willing to devote his…

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5 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Othello as a Tragedy Defined

Words: 1393
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Iago notices this flaw at once and plots to exploit it almost immediately. This is evident when he tells Roderigo: The Moor is of a free and open nature,…

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American History

Unsuccessful Presidents Identified- 1865-1940 Andrew Johnson Grover

Words: 2628
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Unsuccessful Presidents Identified- 1865-1940 Andrew Johnson Grover Cleveland William McKinley Herbert Hoover Political Characteristics Political Party Congressional Issues Johnson's Problems with Congress Cleveland's Problems with Congress McKinley's Problems with…

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