Allen Austin Books
Books di Allen Austin con argomento Law Constitutional
Origins of the Dred Scott Case
edizioni Univ of Georgia Pr collana Univ of Georgia Pr (Paperback) , 2006
The Supreme Court's 1857 Dred Scott decision denied citizenship to African Americans and enabled slavery's westward expansion. It has long stood as a grievous instance of justice perverted by sectional politics. Austin Allen finds that the outcome of Dred Scott hinged not on a single issue—slavery—but on a web...