Dred Scott and the problem of constitutional evil / Mark A. Graber.

A new interpretation of the constitutional law and politics of slavery. The Taney Court's conclusions that former slaves could not be American citizens and that slavery could not be banned in American territories was constitutionally sound, contrary to many opinions.

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Main Author: Graber, Mark A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
©2006
Series:Cambridge studies on the American Constitution.
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Summary:A new interpretation of the constitutional law and politics of slavery. The Taney Court's conclusions that former slaves could not be American citizens and that slavery could not be banned in American territories was constitutionally sound, contrary to many opinions.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 264 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780511226397
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Language:English.