Tenure of Office Act passed in USA over President's veto

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Historical Context Note

In USA, the Tenure of Office Act is passed, restricting the powers of the President to dismiss and appoint officials without the consent of the Senate.
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Editors. "Tenure of Office Act passed in USA over President's veto". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18530, accessed 30 July 2014.]