Can·​non·​ism | \ ˈkanəˌnizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Cannonism

: concentration of the means of control over the procedure and business of the U.S. House of Representatives in the hands of its speaker

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History and Etymology for Cannonism

Joseph G. Cannon †1926 American politician + English -ism

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“Cannonism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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