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STATE DOCUMENTS ON FEDERAL RELATIONS: THE STATES AND THE UNITED STATES

Ames, Herman V.


Item #: 59452

Pages: 320 pp.
Published: Philadelphia; Dept. of History of the Univ. of PA; 1906.

Subjects: POLITICAL SCIENCE, STATE LAW, SLAVERY AND THE LAW

This work, focusing on the years 1789-1861, "comprisestypical papers covering the official action of variousstates in different sections of the country, relative to thechief political and constitutional issues in our history.The documents have been selected especially with a view toillustrate the development of the doctrines of broad andstrict construction, the prevalence of the 'compact theory'of the Constitution and the doctrine of 'State Rights',State opposition to the Federal Judiciary, and thedifferent phases of the slavery controversy, culminatingin the secession movement.": Preface.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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