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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Congress and the Executive Branch: Delegation and Presidential Dominance

B. Dan Wood.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Institutions. 10559 words.

In many respects, the presidency envisioned by the founders of the American constitution was to be a passive agent of Congress. Historically under a monarchial rule, Americans have become...

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