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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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Mr. Jefferson Smith
man chosen to take Senator Sam Foley's place
Jim Taylor
very powerful ad corrupt businessman
Senator Joe Payne
senior senator from the state
Susan Payne
Senator Payne's daughter
Clarissa Saunders
Mr. Smith's aide
The governor chooses a replacement
When Senator Sam Foley dies, how is his Senate seat replaced?
all worried about the scheme wiht the dam on Willet Creek
Why is the governor and his group of supporters worried about who will take Senator Foley's place?
Jefferson Smith; his kids
Who becomes the new Senator and what group of people recommend him?
they know who Jim Taylor wanted to become senator was corrupt. He was a hero
Why are the people of the state so happy the Jefferson Smith has become Senator?
takes a bus tour visiting all the monuments in D.C.
What does Mr. Smith do when he first arrices in Washington, D.C.?
Daniel Boone
What nickname does Saunders give Mr. Smith?
to get in the mood for Congress
Why does Mr. Smith want to visit Mt. Vernon before his first day as Senator?
taking pictures of him doing bird calls then makes fun of the pictures
How does the press change Mr. Smith's words from his first press conference? Example?
he has to be sworn in first
Why can't Mr. Smith respond to to the allegations on the Senate floor about his sincerity as a Senator?
punches the people of the press' faces
How does he react to the newspaper articles?
the boys' camp
What bill does Mr. Smith wan to introduce and pass?
Hawaii and Alaska weren't states yet
Why are there only 96 Senators?
because it's a long process and its on the same location as the dam
Why doesn't Saunders think that Mr. Smith's bill will be easy to pass?
same location as the scheme
Why is the location of Mr. Smith's camp so important?
Susan Payne-in-the-neck
What does Saunders call Senator Payne's daughter, Susan?
keep out of chamber so he doesn't know about the dam
Why does Susan Payne take Mr. Smith out for the afternoon?
she's leaving DC; about the dam going up on Willet Creek
What does Saunders do to "enlighten" or tell Mr. Smith about his bill?
Jim Taylor has used his influence
How has Senator Payne managed to stay in office for 30 years?
tricked him into giving him the floor and said he was just trying to make a personal profit
How does Senator Payne prevent Mr. Smtih from speaking against the deficiency bill?
lie, forged signature
What does the Payne "group" do to make Mr. Smith look bad?
filibuster
What does Mr. Smith do on the floor of the Senate to be heard?
laughing (sympathetic to Smith)
How does the President of the Senate react?
tells the papers what to say, blocks opposing papers
How does Taylor try to keep the news away from the state?
using the Boy Ranger paper
How does Saunders get the correct information to the State?
take their papers, beat them, his them with their cars
What does Taylor's group do the members of the boys' club?