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Principal Investigator(s): Alexander, Thomas B.; Beringer, Richard E.
This data collection contains complete roll call records for the approximately 1,900 votes taken in both chambers of the three Confederate Congresses in the period 1862-1865. Included also is a biographical file that provides data on all those who were seated in any of the Confederate Congresses, including each member's name, age, state, district, party identification, and vocation, as well as the extent of the Congressman's landholdings, the number of slaves held, whether or not the district was occupied by union troops, and the member's stand on secession.
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Alexander, Thomas B., and Richard E. Beringer. ROLL CALL VOTING RECORDS FOR THE CONFEDERATE CONGRESSES, 1862-1865. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 197?. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00067.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00067.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Universe: All voting members of both chambers of the three Confederate Congresses in the United States in the period 1862-1865.
Data Types: roll call voting data
Data Collection Notes:
The data map is provided as an ASCII text file.
(1) UNITED STATES CONGRESSIONAL QUARTERLY, (2) Works Project Administration materials, and (3) individual scholars
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Performed consistency checks.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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