Andrew Jackson And The Constitution

Andrew Jackson And The Constitution

by Gerard N. Magliocca
     
 

Focuses on key Supreme Court battles during Jackson's tenure—states' rights, the status of Native Americans and slaves, and many others—to demonstrate how the fights between Jacksonian Democrats and Federalists, and later Republicans, is simply the inevitable—and cyclical—shift in constitutional interpretation that happens from one

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Overview

Focuses on key Supreme Court battles during Jackson's tenure—states' rights, the status of Native Americans and slaves, and many others—to demonstrate how the fights between Jacksonian Democrats and Federalists, and later Republicans, is simply the inevitable—and cyclical—shift in constitutional interpretation that happens from one generation to the next.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700617869
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Sales rank:
1,132,891
Product dimensions:
0.46(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction: On the Constitutional Rhythm

1. The Rise of Jacksonian Democracy

2. Presidential Reconstruction

3. Judicial Resistance: Worcester v. Georgia

4. The Bank Veto and the Election of 1832

5. Triumph and Tears

6. Chance and the Whig False Positive

7. The Rise of the Abolitionist Movement

8. Judicial Resistance: Dred Scott v. Sandford

9. The Fourteenth Amendment in Jackson's Shadow

Conclusion: In Search of the Missing Constitution

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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