During the Civil War, the government became a huge consumer. There was a major
expansion of the governments economic role during the war and during reconstruction.
By 1863, Licoln explicitly believed that emancipation should be the central goal of the
Civil Rights Act (1866)
Bradwell v. Illinois
Minor v. Happerset
Civil Rights Cases
Yick Wo v. Hopkins
Wabash Saint Louis Pacific Rim RR Case
US v. E.C. Knight
Fong Yu Ting v. US
Pollock v. Farmers Loan
Plessy v. Ferguson
Allga v. Loui
Over time, France and Spain explored the coast deemed it worthless. This allowed Britain
to gain a foothold in the region. It granted charters giving monopolies to private investors
rather than colonizing themselves. These men tended
December 5, 2013
Law, Politics and Society
A Slippery Slope: The Evolving Conception of Abortion in the United
States Supreme Court
Though it is tempting to boil the abortion debate down to the convenient catch
phrases pro-life and pro-ch
William Waller Hening, The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of all the Laws of
Virginia, from the First Session of the Legislature in the Year 1619
A slave who ran away had to serve double time or when discovered because of
the losses they inflicted
Coming out of the ratification of the constitution at the end of Washingtons term, they
developed the First Party System in American politics.
Americans are the founders of party politics, which emerged from the roles of the federal
government and their v
Views on Nature
-The idea of nature contains an extraordinary amount of human history
-Capitalism encourages a certain view on nature
-Use nature to make moral judgments
-Environmental historyexplores the changing relations between people/nature
U.S. Health Insurance Policy
Inferiority complex comparing oneself unfavourably to others,
inhibiting ones lifestyle and potential
Medicalized, can be insured, considered legitimate
Middle class suburban women are the most popular recipient of
Law, Politics, Society Final Review Sheet
Civil Rights Act 1866 (Civil Rights - African Americans):
did not allow African Americans to vote or attend same schools
stated that African Americans should not be subject to obligations, duties, pains, and
Virginia slave codes
o Act for preventing Negroes Insurrections.
No longer trying to hide the idea of slavery.
Prevents slaves from congregating.
Prevents slaves from being armed.
Lost freedom of movement.
Being judged now as real estate.
In the 1830s, the Second Party emerged. The Federalist Party was defeated in the 1820s.
In the 1830s, Jackson used a party system that looked more like a modern party system.
This is a period of urban expansion, which involved services and therefore by cr
State v. Mann
A man rented a slave and shoots her in the back. The owner filed it as assault and
not as a property suit.
The power of the master must be absolute (268). The state has no right to enter
into that relationship.
This is an example of pater
The Incorporation of the First Amendment
It is about what congress can and cant do, rather than about generalized rights.
Free speech gets incorporated into the constitution via the first amendment.
He is saying that political speech can motivate pe
At the height of a minor post-WWI economic boom, the federal government
doesnt exercise much control over the markets. States dont either, especially
after Adkins v. Childrens Hospital (1923)
With the dawn of the Great Depression and the election of FDR,
One longer, generalized essay about three or four cases. How has the courts opinion on
women changed over time?
One short essay crafting a dissent
*Dred Scott! Focus on the second half, but big things from the first (Cha
*Griswold v. CT
A Connecticut law banned the use and dissemination of contraceptives.
The court strikes the law down on the basis that privacy is penumbra, or shadow
right. This means that while it is not explicitly defined in the constitution, the Firs
Commerce, Contract, and Labor in Antebellum U.S.
*This is all occurring a world economic shift.
Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)
In 1769, Dr. Eleazar Wheelock received a charter from the King of England to
create Dartmouth College and Christianize Na
The Constitutional Convention: Proposals for Government (1787)
By the mid-1780s, people were beginning to believe that the government under
the Articles of Confederation was too weak.
o The government could hardly keep up with its bills or negotiate with
Joseph Slernmons COpes Papers
Outline of COrrespondence
Joseph S. Oopes was born on December 9, 1811, near Lewes Delaware, son
of Rev. Joseph Oopes, a Presbyterian minister. He was part of a large fanuly.
Thonns P. Oopes, his eldest brother,