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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 81

14. Edgar D. Crumpacker, “Shall the Southern Delegation to Congress Be Cut Down?” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly (July 1902): 281-86.

Discussion of the proposal to reduce the number of congressmen from Southern States in the House of Representatives according to the provision in the Fourteenth Amendment that allows for reapportionment when a class of citizens is systematically prevented from voting. Louisiana is used as an example of a state whose representation needs to be cut. A photograph of the author appears on page 283.