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William Lee Miller has taught at Yale University, Smith College, Indiana University, and the University of Virginia, where he is currently Miller Center of Public Affairs Scholar in Ethics and Institutions. He has been an editor and writer on a political magazine, a speechwriter, and a three-term alderman. He is the author of numerous books, most recently Arguing About Slavery, which won the D.B. Hardeman Prize for the best book on Congress.


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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States Politics and government 1815-1861, Slavery United States History 19th century, United States, Congress Freedom of debate, Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848