The Waite Court

The Waite Court

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An extensive exploration of the major decisions and personalities of the Supreme Court during the 14-year tenure of Chief Justice Morrison Remick Waite. * Aa€“Z entries on key people, laws, cases, events, and concepts that were relevant during the Waite Court era, including the growing volume of state economic regulations enacted to cope with industrial expansion and urban growth fueled by the Civil War and by a nationwide rail network for people and goods * An appendix including a timeline of important events for the years 1865 through 1890, plus excerpts from other important source materials, such as landmark decisions of the Waite CourtHis mother, Sarah Williamson Bird Lamar, then moved the family to Covington, a thriving cotton town in Newton County, thirty-five miles east of what is now Atlanta . L.Q.C. was enrolled in the experimental Georgia Conference Manual Laboranbsp;...

Title:The Waite Court
Author:D. Grier Stephenson
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2003


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