b'14G rey HouseP ublishing American GovernmentPolitical Corruption in America THIRD EDITIONHISTORYAn Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power & GreedBY MARK GROSSMAN Political Corruption in America has no equal highly recommended for reference collections in public libraries, university libraries, history collections, and high schools.Library JournalThis dynamic, two-volume reference work covers the scandal-filled history of American political corruption. Over 330 information-packed entries explore the people, crimes, investigations and court cases behind 200 years of political scandals.This edition includes 339 A-Z entries on ethics violations, falsifying election signatures, bribery, perjury, wire fraud, extortion, racketeering, Russian election interference, hush money, embezzlement, and gun trafficking, to name a few.Additional features include an in-depth Historical Chronology of major political scandals in U.S. history, an expanded Primary Documents section, nine helpful Appendices, a full range of graphics, an annotated Bibliography and Suggested Readings that provide more context.This title focuses on how politicians from all parties have fallen because of their greed and hubris, and how society has used electoral and judicial means against those who tested the accepted standards of political conduct. Third Edition|January 2018|Two Volumes, 950 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-68217-548-4|$255 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformConstitutional Amendments SECOND EDITIONthorough discussion of the background of the 27 Amendments will be a useful addition to public and academic library collections.Library JournalThis second edition provides analyses of the people, procedures, politics, primary documents, and campaigns for the 27 Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Chapters include a reprint of each Amendment; an Introduction to the reasons behind the amendment and its path to ratification; the Debate in Congress with transcripts of the back and forth from both advocates and opponents; Historical Background Documents; and As Submitted to the States to show how and when the states voted. Plus, additional supplementary materials include Original Primary Documents that show how public opinion differed in different regions of the country; Supreme Court Cases that ruled based on their interpretation at the time; a Whos Who of those who either played a significant role in getting the amendment ratified, or worked to block it; Footnotes, Sources, and Further Readings provide ample sources for further research; and America at That Time offering valuable insight into what was happening in America at the time each amendment was adopted. This material is designed to help students and researchers more fully grasp the reasons behind the proposed Amendments, their opposition, votes, and public sentiment. This reference will inform and educate readers on how our nation has changed and updated the U.S. Constitution.Second Edition|January 2017|Two Volumes, 1,257 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-68217-176-9|$275 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformEncyclopedia of the Continental CongressesFIRST EDITIONA first-ever comprehensive resource dealing with the men and events that shaped the actions and reactions of the Continental Congresses. a clear must-have for any academic library reference collection.ARBAThis two-volume set provides an in-depth examination of the Congresses and their impact and role in the shaping and foundation of early American society and government.Comprehensive coverage includes both the first Continental Congress in 1774 and the first Federal Congress in 1789, along with a detailed Introduction to provide the reader with ample background information.Over 600 informative A-Z entries, many of them illustrated, examine the Delegates to the Congress, women and others figures who were significant to the political and social scene, key places, and important issues, such as slavery, war, diplomacy and peace.Additional elements include an Historical Timeline that chronicles significant events of the time period, several helpful Appendices, a thorough Bibliography and a Subject Index.The value of this original history of the United States to students, researchers, librarians, scholars, lawyers, government officials and others with an interest in American history is incalculable.First Edition|March 2015|Two Volumes, 1,746 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-61925-175-5|$245 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com'