U. S. Senate Speeches and Remarks of Carl Schurz

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U. S. Senate Speeches and Remarks of Carl Schurz
by Carl Schurz
Carl Schurz was a United States Senator from Missouri from March 1869 to March 1875. Here are selected speeches he gave and remarks he made on the Senate floor during this time. All the speeches that Frederic Bancroft included in Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz (six volumes, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1913) appear here (in boldface below) as well as others. For all the speeches and remarks, the page numbers where they are located in The Congressional Globe and its successor, the Congressional Record, are noted. Sometimes the corresponding entry in the Journal of the Senate of the United States of America is noted as well.


U. S. Senate Speeches and Remarks of Carl Schurz


Tenure-of-Office Law March 19, 1869
Civil Service December 20, 1869
State of Virginia January 14, 1870
Washington International Exhibition February 18, 1870
Admission of Georgia March 18, 1870
State of Georgia April 19, 1870
Legislative, etc., Appropriation Bill May 10, 1870
Pay for Army Officers May 12, 1870
Enforcement of Fifteenth Amendment May 19, 1870
Consular System June 14, 1870
Personal Explanation June 29, 1870
Steel Tariff June 29, 1870
Duties on Books and Art June 30, 1870
Naturalization Laws July 2, 1870
Chinese Immigration July 4, 1870
Political Disabilities December 15, 1870
Annexation of San Domingo January 11, 1871
Civil Service Reform January 27, 1871
Relief to Germany and France February 4, 1871
Grant's Usurpation of the War Powers in San Domingo March 28 and 29, 1871
Enforcement of Fourteenth Amendment April 14, 1871
Personal Explanation January 8, 1872
Political Disabilities January 30, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents February 15, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents February 20, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents February 20, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents February 21, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents February 27, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents February 29, 1872
Sales of Arms to French Agents May 31, 1872
Election of Senator Caldwell March 14, 1873
Fees for Speeches March 20, 1873
The Currency — Specie Payments January 14, 1874
Currency and National Banks February 24, 1874
Currency and Banking March 25, 1874
Banking and Currency March 31, 1874
The Geneva Award May 12, 1874
Bar at the Mouth of the Mississippi June 22, 1874
Military Interference in Louisiana January 11, 1875


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).