The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White

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The demise of the Confederacy left a legacy of legal arrangements that raised fundamental and vexing questions regarding the legal rights and status of former slaves and the status of former Confederate states. As Harold Hyman shows, few individuals had greater impact on resolving these difficult questions than Salmon P. Chase, chief justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1865 to 1873. Hyman argues that in two cases--In Re Turner (1867) and Texas v. White (1869)--Chase combined his abolitionist philosophy with an ...

The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White 1997, University Press of Kansas, Kansas

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The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White 1997, University Press of Kansas, Kansas

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