9-16_Notes - Until FDR states had the most power. Barron v....

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Until FDR states had the most power. Barron v. Baltimore: He ran a commercial wharf in Baltimore and landfill destroyed value of Barron’s wharf. Brought up 5 th amendment clause (deprived of due process of law). Brought suit in state courts and state of Maryland brought case in Supreme Court. Decision was Bill of rights doesn’t apply to state governments. He would have won case against army corps of engineers, but not against states. Liberty was a matter of location: what ur state constitution said. 5 th amendment could not be enforced in this case, because if bill of rights went to all states then slavery would be abolished and have a civil war. Became known as duel federalism. America was still a slave-ocracy with consent of US Supreme Court. Civil War to reverse Barron v. Baltimore. States would not be allowed into union unless they ratified 13 th , 14 th , and 15 th amendments. Write 14 th amendment saying that rights supercede federalism. Rights shall not vary by state one resides in. Ratified in 1868 lasted
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