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Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations

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ISBN-10: 0292716087

ISBN-13: 9780292716087

Edition: 2000

Authors: Vine Deloria, David E. Wilkins, Vine Jr Deloria

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An historical examination of the relationship between Indians and the United States Constitution is undertaken in this book. It examines all sections of the Constitution that apply to Native Americans and discuss how they have been interpreted.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 221
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
Europeans and the New World
The Articles of Confederation
The Constitution and American Indian Tribes
The Federalist Papers
Explicit Clauses Dealing with Indians
Implicit Clauses Dealing with Indians
The Relationship of Indian Tribes to the Three Branches of the Federal Government
Indians and the Executive Branch
Indians and the Legislative Branch
Indians and the Judicial Branch
The Historical Development of Constitutional Clauses
The Treaty-making Power
The Power to Regulate Commerce
The Property Clause
Miscellaneous Constitutional Clauses
The Constitutional Amendments
The Bill of Rights
The First Amendment: The Establishment of Religion
The First Amendment: The Free Exercise Clause-
The Lyng Decision
The Smith Decision
The First Amendment: Freedoms of Speech and Assembly
The Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure
The Fifth Amendment: Double Jeopardy
The Fifth Amendment: Due Process
The Fifth Amendment: Just Compensation
The Sixth Amendment: Legal Counsel
The Later Constitutional Amendments
The Thirteenth Amendment
The Fourteenth Amendment: Citizenship and Due Process
The Fifteenth Amendment
The Sixteenth Amendment
The Prohibition Amendments
The Twenty-sixth Amendment
The Status of Indian Tribes and the Constitution
Notes
References
Index of Cases
General Index