70th Congress (1927-1929)

President: Calvin Coolidge (R-MA)

House Majority Party: Republican

House Majority Seats: 238 out of 435

House Speaker: Rep. Nicholas Longworth (R-OH)

 

 

Vice President: Charles Dawes (R-IL)

Senate Majority Party: Republican 

Senate Majority Seats: 48 out of 96

Senate Majority Floor Leader: Sen. Charles Curtis (R-KS)

"I should hate to think that the Senate was as tired of me at the beginning of my service as I am of the Senate at the end." Vice President Charles G. Dawes (above) 

Enactments:

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of 1929

Agriculture Appropriations Act of 1929

Flood Control Act

Jones-White Merchant Marine Act

McSweeney-McNary Act

Revenue Act 1928

Postal Rate Increase

Boulder Canyon Project Act

Naval Construction Act of 1929

Migratory Bird Conservation Act

Military Appropriations

Supplementary Appropriations

Origins Act of 1929

Administration of American Samoa

Kellogg Briand Treaty

 

Enactments (cont):

Supplementary Appropriations

Origins Act of 1929

Administration of American Samoa

Kellogg Briand Treaty