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The Constitution in Congress : descent into the maelstrom, 1829-1861

Author: David P Currie
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the actions and proceedings of legislative and executive branches reveal perhaps even more about constitutional disputes than Supreme Court decisions of the time. The author shows how the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David P Currie
ISBN: 0226129160 9780226129167
OCLC Number: 57452876
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 322 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The great petition fight --
South Carolina, Arkansas, and Liberia --
O Canada! --
Around the pole --
The great Southwest --
Brushfires --
Mr. Wilmot's proviso --
Mr. Clay's compromise --
The slippery slope --
The winter of our discontent.
Responsibility: David P. Currie.
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"A patient and exemplary analysis of the work of the first six Congresses." - Times' Literary Supplement "Currie's impressive book reminds us that Congress transformed the Constitution from theory Read more...

 
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