Sources in American Constitutional History

ISBN-10: 0669394718
ISBN-13: 9780669394719
Edition: 1st 1996
Authors: Michael Benedict
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List price: $134.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 1/2/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

This anthology includes all the most significant court decisions in the nation's history, as well as important declarations, resolutions, articles, and platforms. In addition to an introduction highlighting and clarifying enduring concerns in American constitutional history, the editor also provides headnotes to all 118 selections.

Contents
English Origins of American Constitutionalism
The Magna Carta (1215)
The Declaration of Rights (1689)
John Locke, Second Treatise on Civil Government (1690)
Colonial Origins of American Constitutionalism
Charter of the Massachusettes Bay Company (1629)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
The American Revolution
Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress (1765)
The Declaratory Act (1766)
Resolutions of the First Continental Congress (1774)
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
Establishing New State and Federal Constitutions
The Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776)
The Articles of Confederation (1781)
The Virginia and New Jersey Plans (1787)
The Federalist Papers (1788)
Constitutional Issues in the Early Republic
Thomas Jefferson, Opinion Against the Constitutionality of a National Bank (1791)
Alexander Hamilton, Opinion Sustaining the Constitutionality of a National Bank (1790)
The Kentucky Resolutions (1798, 1799)
Thomas Jefferson, First Inaugural Address (1801)
Judicial Review, Nationalism, and State Sovereignty
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)
McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
Cohens v. Virginia (1821)
Barron v. Baltmore (1833)
Jacksonian Democracy and State Rights
Blackstone on the Rights of Married Women (1775)
The Declaration of Sentiments of the Seneca Falls Convention (1848)
Andrew Jackson, Veto of the National Bank Bill (1832)
John C. Calhoun on State Sovereignty (1828, 1831)
Daniel Webster, Reply to Hayne (1830)
The Nullification Crisis (18321833)
Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge (1837)
Swift v. Tyson (1842)
Cooley v. Board of Wardens of the Port of Philadelphia (1852)
Slavery and the Constitution
John C. Calhoun, Resolutions on State Sovereignty and Slavery (1837)
Virginia Sedition Laws (1860)
The Fugitive Slave Act (1850)
The Antislavery Planks of the Republican National Platform (1856)
Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)
South Carolina Secedes from the Union (1860)
Abraham Lincoln, First Inaugural Address (1861)
The Constitution and the Civil War
Lincoln and Taney Clash over Presidential Power and Habeas Corpus (1861)
Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address (1863)
Reconstruction and the Constitution
Andrew Johnson Vetoes the Civil Rigths Act of 1866 (1866)
The Reconstruction Act (1867)
Articles of Impeachment (1868)
Texas v. White (1869)
The Slaughter-House Cases (1873)
Joseph P. Bradley, Concurring Opinion in Bradwell v. Illinois (1873)
The Civil Rights Cases (1883)
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
The Industrial State, Laissez-Faire Constitutionalism, and State Rights
Munn v. Illinois (1877)
John F. Dillon, Presidential Address to the American Bar Association (1892)
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Co. v. Minnesota (1890)
U.S. v. E.C. Knight Co. (1895)
Holden v. Hardy (1898)
Lochner v. New York (1905)
The Progressive Era
Theodore Roosevelt on the Presidency (1913)
The Lottery Case (1903)
Muller v. Oregon (1908)
Hoke v. U.S. (1913)
Schenck v. U.S. (1919)
Abrams v. U.S. (1919)
Liberal versus Conservative Constitutionalism in the 1920s
Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923)
The Child Labor Cases (1918, 1922)
The New Deal and the Constitution
U.S. v. Butler
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