Scholars today take for granted the existence of a wall of separation dividing the three branches of the federal government. "Neither Separate nor Equal: Congress in the 1790s" demonstrates that such lines of separation among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, however, were neither so clearly delineated nor observed in the first decade of the federal government's history. The first two essays describe the social and cultural milieu attending the movement of the republican court from New York to Philadelphia ...

Neither Separate Nor Equal: Congress in the 1790s 2000, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821413272