The Jeffersonian Crisis: Courts and Politics in the Young Republic

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Oxford University Press, 1971 - History - 377 pages
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A revealing picture of American attitudes toward teh judiciary and the developing court system.
 

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Contents

The Judiciary and the American Revolution 17761801
3
POLITICS AND THE JUDICIARY UNDER JEFFERSON
17
THE STRUGGLE OVER JUDICIAL REFORM IN THE STATES
109
TOWARD A REDEFINITION OF JEFFERSONIAN DEMOCRACY
231
Notes
285
Bibliography
345
Index
371
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Richard E. Ellis is Professor of History at the University of Buffalo, SUNY. Among his published works are The Jeffersonian Crisis: Courts and Politics in the Young Republic (1971) and The Union at Risk: Jacksonian Democracy, State's Rights, and the Nullification Crisis (1987). He has held grants
from The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

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