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Quarrels that have shaped the Constitution,

Author: John A Garraty
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1964]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Sixteen historians analyze Supreme Court decisions. "The cases covered here, ranging from the time of Chief Justice John Marshall to Chief Justice Earl Warren, dramatize how the Supreme Court, in casual and unplanned fashion, has increased its power until today its influence affects every aspect of American life. Civil rights cases, from Dred Scott through the school desegregatin case, are highlighted."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garraty, John A. (John Arthur), 1920-2007.
Quarrels that have shaped the Constitution.
New York, Harper & Row [1964]
(OCoLC)570098007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Garraty
OCLC Number: 414651
Description: x, 276 pages 22 cm
Contents: Case of the missing commissions / John A. Garraty --
Dartmouth college case / Richard N. Current --
Bank cases / Bray Hammond --
Steamboat case / George Dangerfield --
Charles river bridge case / Henry F. Graff --
Dred Scott case / Bruce Catton --
Case of the copperhead conspirator / Allen Nevins --
Case of the unscrupulous warehouseman / C. Peter Magrath --
Case of the prejudiced doorkeeper / Alan F. Westin --
Case of the Louisiana traveler / C. Vann Woodward --
Case of the monopolistic railroadmen / R.W. Apple Jr. --
Case of the overworked laundress / Alpheus Thomas Mason --
Sick chicken case / Frank Freidel --
Case of the smuggled bombers / Robert A. Divine --
Flag-salute cases / Irving Dilliard --
School desegregation case / Alfred H. Kelly.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Garraty.

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Sixteen historians analyze Supreme Court decisions. "The cases covered here, ranging from the time of Chief Justice John Marshall to Chief Justice Earl Warren, dramatize how the Supreme Court, in casual and unplanned fashion, has increased its power until today its influence affects every aspect of American life. Civil rights cases, from Dred Scott through the school desegregatin case, are highlighted."

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