Constitution and the Nation: The Civil War and American Constitutionalism, 1830-1890

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Waldrep (history, San Francisco State U) and Curry (history, Eastern Illinois U.) present one of four volumes serving as a documentary history of the evolution of U.S. constitutional law. Most of the material consists of case opinions from the Supreme Court, but supplementary material such as legal commentaries and important legislation are also included, along with a small amount of contextual comment. This volume covers the period 1876 to 1944. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Prologue: The Laissez-Faire Theory 3
Social Statics (1850) 5
Constitutional Limitations (1868) 8
A Treatise of the Limitations of Police Power (1886) 11
2 Constitutionalism in the Laissez-Faire Era 14
Munn v. Illinois (1876) 16
An Act to Regulate Commerce (1887) 18
Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890) 20
United States v. E. C. Knight (1895) 21
In Re. Debs (1895) 21
Pollock v. Farmers' Loan and Trust Company (1895) 24
The Nature of the State (1896) 28
Allgeyer v. Louisiana (1897) 30
Holden v. Hardy (1898) 33
Downes v. Bidwell (1901) 36
Lochner v. New York (1905) 45
3 The Progressive Era 50
"The Path of the Law: (1897) 51
President Roosevelt's First Annual Message to Congress (1901) 54
Northern Securities v. United States (1904) 57
Jacobson v. Massachusetts (1905) 59
Muller v. Oregon (1908) 62
Standard Oil of New Jersey v. United States (1911) 64
"The Progressiveness of the Unitd States Supreme Court" (1913) 69
"The Living Law" (1916) 71
Woodrow Wilson on Behalf of the Nineteenth Amendment (1918) 75
Schenck v. United States (1919) 77
"Freedom of Speech in War Time" (1919) 80
Abrams v. United States (1919) 82
Hammer v. Dagenhart (1919) 86
Moore et al. v. Dempsey (1923) 88
The First Equal Rights Amendment (1923) 91
Adkins v. Children's Hospital (1923) 91
Massachusetts v. Mellon (1923) 95
Buck v. Bell (1927) 96
Whitney v. California (1927) 98
Near v. Minnesota (1931) 103
4 The New Deal 107
National Industrial Recovery Act (1933) 109
Nebbia v. New York (1934) 110
Schechter v. United States (1935) 114
United States v. Butler (1936) 116
FDR's "Fireside Chat" (1937) 120
West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish (1937) 123
National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin (1937) 124
Anti-Lynching Bills (1930s) 127
Chronology 128
5 World War II 131
Minersville School District v. Gobitis (1940) 132
Executive Order 9066 (1942) 134
West Virginia State Board of Education et al. v. Barnette et al. (1943) 136
Hirabayashi v. United States (1943) 138
Korematsu v. United States (1944) 140
Yakus v. United States (1944) 144
Ex Parte Mitsuye Endo (1944) 146
App Constitution of the United States 149
Glossary 173
Index 177
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