Panel 4: 19th Century Congressmen: The Ambitious and the Profit Seekers?

2:40-4:00pm
Panel 4
   
 

19th Century Congressmen: The Ambitious and the Profit Seekers?

 

Location: 

Petteruti Lounge, Faunce House
 

Chair:

Gregory Wawro (Columbia University)
     
 
“Life Before Congress: Using Pre-Congressional Pathways to Assess Competing Explanations for the Modern House Career”
 

Author:

Scott Mackenzie (University of California at Davis)
 

Presenter:

Scott Mackenzie (University of California at Davis)
 

Discussant:

Gregory Wawro (Columbia University)
     
 
"Wealth Accumulation by Members of Congress, 1845-1875: Were the Civil War Years Exceptional (ly Good)?"
 

Authors:

Pablo Querubin (Harvard University)
    James Snyder (Harvard University)
 

Presenter:

James Snyder (Harvard University)
 

Discussant:

Richard Bensel (Cornell University)