The Trial Of Col Aaron Burr

The Trial of Col  Aaron Burr PDF Book Detail:
Author: Aaron Burr
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 73.82 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807
Languages : en
Pages : 418
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The Trial Of Susan B Anthony

The Trial of Susan B  Anthony PDF Book Detail:
Author: Martin Naparsteck
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786478853
Size: 18.85 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 244
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Book Description: Following a public argument with her friend Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony altered her strategy of seeking a broad range of rights for women and blacks and focused exclusively on winning the vote for women. Defying state and federal law, she voted in the presidential election of 1872, and was arrested and tried in a case presided over by a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Ward Hunt, who directed the jury to deliver a guilty verdict. Fined $100, Anthony defiantly told the judge she would never pay--and never did. This is the story of the landmark trial that attracted worldwide attention and made Anthony into the iconic leader of the women's rights movement.

The Trial Of Democracy

The Trial of Democracy PDF Book Detail:
Author: Wang, Xi
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820342068
Size: 19.82 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Law
Languages : en
Pages : 480
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Book Description: After the Civil War, Republicans teamed with activist African Americans to protect black voting rights through innovative constitutional reforms--a radical transformation of southern and national political structures. The Trial of Democracy is a comprehensive analysis of both the forces and mechanisms that led to the implementation of black suffrage and the ultimate failure to maintain a stable northern constituency to support enforcement on a permanent basis. The reforms stirred fierce debates over the political and constitutional value of black suffrage, the legitimacy of racial equality, and the proper sharing of power between the state and federal governments. Unlike most studies of Reconstruction, this book follows these issues into the early twentieth century to examine the impact of the constitutional principles and the rise of Jim Crow. Tying constitutional history to party politics, The Trial of Democracy is a vital contribution to both fields.