Journal Of The Civil War Era

Author: William A. Blair
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469608987
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H. Robert Baker's excellent “Prigg v. Pennsylvania”: Slavery, the Supreme Court,
and the Ambivalent Constitution is the first book-length treatment of this important
decision. ... As with other volumes in the valuable Landmark Law Cases and
American Society series, Baker's book was published without footnotes or
endnotes ...

Race And Redistricting

Author: Tinsley E. Yarbrough
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
Size: 75.37 MB
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Noted Supreme Court biographer Tinsley Yarbrough examines these closely linked landmark cases to show how the Court addressed the constitutionality of redistricting within the volatile contexts of civil rights and partisan politics.A suit ...

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
Size: 73.44 MB
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

Government By Judiciary

Author: Raoul Berger
ISBN: 9780865971448
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It is Berger's theory that the United States Supreme Court has embarked on "a continuing revision of the Constitution, under the guise of interpretation", thereby subverting America's democratic institutions and wreaking havoc upon ...

Slavery S Constitution

Author: David Waldstreicher
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 9781429959070
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Taking on decades of received wisdom, David Waldstreicher has written the first book to recognize slavery's place at the heart of the U.S. Constitution.

The Great New York Conspiracy Of 1741

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
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Peter Hoffer now retells the dramatic story of those landmark trials, setting the events in their legal and historical contexts and offering a revealing glimpse of slavery in colonial cities and of the way that the law defined and policed ...

The Essential West

Author: Elliott West
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806188227
Size: 69.55 MB
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Scholars and enthusiasts of western American history have praised Elliott West as a distinguished historian and an accomplished writer, and this book proves them right on both counts.

The Won Cause

Author: Barbara A. Gannon
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807834521
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In this thoroughly researched and groundbreaking study, Barba In this thoroughly researched and groundbreaking study, Gannon chronicles black and white veterans' efforts to create and sustain the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)--the Union ...