The Supreme Court in United States History: Volume Three: 1856-1918 (Google eBook)

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Beard Books, Sep 1, 1999 - History - 556 pages
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Contents

THE DEED SCOTT CASE
1
THE BOOTH CASE AND CONGRESSIONAL ATTACKS
42
CIVIL WAR AND CHIEF JUSTICE CHASE
80
THE MILLIGAN CASE
140
RECONSTRUCTION
177
THE LEGAL TENDER CASES
220
THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE CASES AND THE DEATH OF CHASE
255
CHIEF JUSTICE WAITE AND THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
284
THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTS
322
INCREASE OF NATIONALISM
344
EXPANSION OF JUDICIAL POWERS
385
CHIEF JUSTICES FULLER AND WHITE
412
COMMERCE AND THE POLICE POWER
451
LIST OF PERSONS NOMINATED AS CHIEF JUSTICE AND AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 1...
479
INDEX
485
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Page 19 - Besides, it is a judicial question, which legitimately belongs to the Supreme Court of the United States, before whom it is now pending, and will, it is. understood, be speedily and finally settled. To their decision, in common with all good citizens, I shall cheerfully submit, whatever this may be...

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Charles Warren is lecturer in the School of Geography and Geosciences at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

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