Franklin

Lincoln and the Court / Brian McGinty.

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Author/Creator:
McGinty, Brian, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (384 p. ) ill.
Subjects:
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
United States. Supreme Court.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In a meticulously researched and engagingly written narrative, McGinty rescues the story of Abraham Lincoln and the Supreme Court from long and undeserved neglect, recounting the compelling history of the Civil War president's relations with the nation's highest tribunal and the role it played in resolving the agonizing issues raised by the conflict.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction
1. A Solemn Oath
2. Dred Scott
3. First Blood
4. Judges and Circuits
5. The Prizes
A Gallery of Justices
6. The Boom of Cannon
7. The Old Lion
8. A New Chief
9. A Law for Rulers and People
10. The Union Is Unbroken
11. History in Marble
Afterword: The Legacy
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
Notes:
Originally published: 2008.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
ISBN:
0-674-04082-1
OCLC:
1013946982
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674040823 doi
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