- Title Pages
Chapter 2The Evolving Roles and Responsibilities of House Officers in the Antebellum Era
Chapter 3Organizational Politics under the Secret Ballot
Chapter 4Bringing the Selection of House Officers into the Open
Chapter 5Shoring Up Partisan Control: The Speakership Elections of 1839 and 1847
Chapter 6Partisan Tumult on the Floor: The Speakership Elections of 1849 and 1855–1856
Chapter 7The Speakership and the Rise of the Republican Party
Chapter 8Caucus Governance and the Emergence of the Organizational Cartel, 1861–1891
Chapter 9The Organizational Cartel Persists, 1891–2011
Appendix 2Election of House Speaker, First–112th Congresses
- Appendix 3
- Appendix 4
Appendix 5Summary of Democratic and Republican Caucus Nominations for Speaker, 38th–112th Congresses
- Appendix 6
- Princeton Studies in American Politics
- Fighting for the Speakership
Jeffery A. Jenkins
- Princeton University Press
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