University Court And Slave

Author: Alfred L. Brophy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019026361X
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University, Court, and Slave reveals long-forgotten connections between pre-Civil War southern universities and slavery.

The Illustrated Battle Cry Of Freedom The Civil War Era

Author: James M. McPherson George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History Princeton University
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199729360
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The case was beginning to acquire political significance. Missouri courts had
previously granted freedom to slaves in cases similar to Scott's. In overturning
those precedents and asserting that Missouri law prevailed despite Scott's
residence in free territory, the state supreme court was reacting to proslavery
pressures. Scott's lawyers, who now included a Vermont-born resident of St.
Louis, thought they could win the case if they could get it before a federal court.
Scott's owner having ...

Zwischen Mir Und Der Welt

Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Publisher: Hanser Berlin
ISBN: 3446251952
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In seinem schmerzhaften, leidenschaftlichen Manifest verdichtet Ta-Nehisi Coates amerikanische und persönliche Geschichte zu einem Appell an sein Land, sich endlich seiner Vergangenheit zu stellen.

Der Letzte Mohikaner

Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher: James Fenimore Cooper
ISBN: 8892570668
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"Der letzte Mohikaner" ist ein 1826 erstmals erschienener historischer Roman des amerikanischen Schriftstellers James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851), dessen Handlung zur Zeit des Siebenjährigen Krieges in Nordamerika angesiedelt ist.


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decision (1772) and the pro-slavery clauses of the Constitution, Finkelman takes
the reader through state and federal court decisions that steadily recorded the
breakdown of interstate comity over the complex issue of slave transit. ... Sanford
(and more than 200 others in northern and southern state courts) are carefully
analyzed and placed in a political and ... It should be highly valued by all Civil
War students and by all college and university libraries as a necessary
complement to ...

Library Of Congress Information Bulletin

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The third speaker of the symposium, Professor-Emeritus Cullom Davis of the
University of Illinois at Springfield, is the editor of The Lincoln Legal ... Mr. Davis
discussed “Steppingstone to Stature: Lincoln's Practice in the Federal Courts. ...
What the 500-Plus Court-Martials Reviewed by the Civil War President Suggest,”
revealed that Lincoln, displaying an “essential ... Pro-slavery Southern members
of Congress opposed a free territory west of Missouri (even though the earlier
Missouri ...

Lincoln And The Abolitionists

Author: Fred Kaplan
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062440012
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“[Kaplan] tells this story with precision and eloquence.” —Seattle Times “An eye-opening biography from a trusted source on the topic.” —Kirkus Review “Elegantly written and thoroughly researched.” —Publishers Weekly The ...