From Jim Crow To Civil Rights

Author: Michael J. Klarman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195310187
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In this account of the history of constitutional law concerning race, legal scholar Michael Klarman details the ways in which Supreme Court decisions have had consequences for race relations in America.--From publisher description

Unfinished Business

Author: Michael J. Klarman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195304284
Size: 19.25 MB
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A succinct account of racial equality and civil rights throughout American history highlights the path of racial progress and looks in particular at the contributions of law and of court decisions to American equality.

From The Closet To The Altar

Author: Michael Klarman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199922101
Size: 72.55 MB
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Klarman traces this same pattern--court victory followed by dramatic backlash--through cases in Vermont, California, and Iowa, taking the story right up to the present.

Managing White Supremacy

Author: J. Douglas Smith
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807862266
Size: 35.36 MB
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Tracing the erosion of white elite paternalism in Jim Crow Virginia, Douglas Smith reveals a surprising fluidity in southern racial politics in the decades between World War I and the Supreme Court's 1954 Brown v.

Fighting Jim Crow In The County Of Kings

Author: Brian Purnell
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813141834
Size: 25.28 MB
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In Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings, historian Brian Purnell explores the chapter's numerous direct-action protest campaigns for economic justice and social equality.

Brown V Board Of Education

Author: James T. Patterson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199880840
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A wide range of characters animates the story, from the little-known African Americans who dared to challenge Jim Crow with lawsuits (at great personal cost); to Thurgood Marshall, who later became a Justice himself; to Earl Warren, who ...

The Framers Coup

Author: Michael J. Klarman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019994203X
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Flaws in the Articles of Confederation -- Economic turmoil in the states and the road to Philadelphia -- The Constitutional Convention -- Slavery and the Constitutional Constitution -- Critics of the Constitution: the Antifederalists -- The ...

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Author: Donald E. Lively
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313306020
Size: 18.26 MB
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Surveys the Supreme Court cases that most affected developments in government power, economic regulation, equality, and individual rights, tracing changes in the Court's views and the context and results of each case.

Plessy V Ferguson

Author: Williamjames Hoffer
Publisher: Landmark Law Cases & American
ISBN: 9780700618477
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A concise readable summary and guide to Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), one of the Supreme Court's most famous and controversial decisions--one that offered legal cover for the practice of segregation for nearly six decades.