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Changes in Law and Society During the Civil War and Reconstruction

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780809328895
Author(s): Christian G. Samito
Format: Paperback
Year: 2009
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Dimensions: 155 x 231 x 23 (w x l x h)
Pages: 336
Series: Legal History Documentary Readers

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This title presents significant legal history documents from a transformative era. The first comprehensive collection of legal history documents from the Civil War and Reconstruction, this volume shows the profound legal changes that occurred during the Civil War era and highlights how law, society, and politics inextricably mixed and set American legal development on particular paths that were not predetermined. Editor Christian G. Samito carefully selected excerpts from legislation, public and legislative debates, and rare court-martial records, adds his expert analysis to clearly present the key facts, and illustrates the selections with telling period artwork to create an outstanding resource that demonstrates the rich and important legal history of the era. During the Civil War and Reconstruction, the United States experienced long-lasting and significant constitutional and societal reform. This critical period forced the government and the American people to confront the contours of presidential power and consider the boundaries of civil liberties during wartime.
Samito shows how legislation fueled national development, furthered the centralization and expansion of the federal government, revolutionized and nationalized the banking system, and promoted the coercive power of the government as well as its role in taking
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