The Free Press Crisis Of 1800

Author: Peter Charles Hoffer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700617647
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Examines the trial of journalist Thomas Cooper, which was the first major constitutional challenge to the Sedition Act of 1798 and an important showcase for debating the role of government and the place of dissent in times of national ...

Race And Redistricting

Author: Tinsley E. Yarbrough
Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
ISBN:
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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 ...

The Sleepy Lagoon Murder Case

Author: Mark A. Weitz
Publisher: Landmark Law Cases & American
ISBN: 9780700617470
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Recounts the story of the largest mass murder trial in California's history, in which 22 Mexican-American youths were tried and 17 were convicted for a crime to which none of the defendants were ever tied.

For All The People

Author: John Curl
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 1604862300
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Seeking to reclaim a history that has remained largely ignored by most historians, this dramatic and stirring account examines each of the definitive American cooperative movements for social change—farmer, union, consumer, and ...

Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
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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.

Roe V Wade

Author: N. E. H. Hull
Publisher: Landmark Law Cases & American
ISBN: 9780700617548
Size: 43.92 MB
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This up-to-date history of "Roe v. Wade" covers the complete social and legal context of the case that remains the touchstone for America's culture wars.

The Life Of Cheese

Author: Heather Paxson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520270185
Size: 40.97 MB
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After reading this book, visiting a cheese counter will never be the same!”—Theodore C. Bestor, author of Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World “Anyone who loves cheese will find The Life of Cheese a fascinating read, ...

Jefferson S Empire

Author: Peter S. Onuf
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813922041
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Peter S. Onuf's new book traces Jefferson's vision of theAmerican future to its roots in his idealized notions of nationhood and empire.Onuf's unsettling recognition that Jefferson's famed egalitarianism was elaboratedin an imperial context ...