Second Best: The Rise of the American Vice Presidency James E Hite

ISBN: 9781621312697

Published: July 1st 2012

Paperback

300 pages


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Second Best: The Rise of the American Vice Presidency  by  James E Hite

Second Best: The Rise of the American Vice Presidency by James E Hite
July 1st 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 300 pages | ISBN: 9781621312697 | 6.74 Mb

The vice president of the United States is perhaps the most overlooked officer of the American government. The vice presidency, however, has been on the ascent for many years and the form and function of the institution today is of considerably moreMoreThe vice president of the United States is perhaps the most overlooked officer of the American government. The vice presidency, however, has been on the ascent for many years and the form and function of the institution today is of considerably more significance than the office the Framers envisioned at the Federal Convention of 1787.

Second Best: The Rise of the American Vice Presidency traces the historical trajectory of the vice-presidential institution, telling the story of the vice presidency, and those who have held the office. It is an infinitely more colorful narrative than most would imagine- and yet, the vice presidency continues to be an enigma to most of the public.James E.

Hite is a faculty member of Portland State University s Extended Campus program, and also teaches as an adjunct faculty member of political science at Mt. Hood Community College and Clackamas Community College.Professor Hite lives with his family in Oregon, where they divide their time between Neskowin and Portland.



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