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Constitutional problems under Lincoln.

  • 596 Pages
  • 3.72 MB
  • English
University of Illinois Press , Urbana
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, United States -- Politics and government -- 1861
LC ClassificationsJK201 .R3 1951
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 596 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23290685M

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Price New from Used from Cited by: James Garfield Randall (June 4, in Indianapolis, Indiana - February ) was an American historian specializing on Abraham Lincoln and the era of the American Civil War. He taught at the University of Illinois 4/5.

Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln - James Garfield Randall - Google Books The purpose of this volume is to examine those measures of the Lincoln. Lincoln, Abraham,Constitutional law -- United States, Constitutional history -- United States, United States -- Politics and government Publisher New York, London, D.

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CONSTITUTIONAL PROBLEMS UNDER LINCOLN* Professor Randall has performed a service for students of government and constitutional law in writing this book on the constitutional problems of the Civil War.

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Constitutional problems under Lincoln. OccasionaUy, perhaps, the use of Lincoln lore is a bit too studied: the aUusion to Ann Rutledge in the sixth scene does, for example, appear to have been rather dragged in.

But such minor flaws do not detract from the sldU of Mr. Van Doren's poetry, or from the atmosphere of intense conflict which he. Artist: John Merryman ( - ) Confronting Bodies: Abraham Lincoln Dates of Action: Location: United States of America Description of Artwork: John Merryman spoke out in support of the Confederacy during the Civil War and was a strong advocate of the Southern cause.

The Incident: Margaret A. Blanchard, in her article Free Expression and Wartime:. When my friends need new aspects there's only one word I tell them, Aspectr.

Haley Reynolds Section, Alabama. Constitutional problems under Lincoln. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Randall, J.G.

(James Garfield), Constitutional problems under Lincoln. Urbana, University of Illinois Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book.

Constitutional problems under Lincoln / by James G. Randall. Creator. Randall, J. (James Garfield), Constitutional Law--Due Process--Prior to Voluntary Commitment by a Parent or Guardian Rare Books. Judge Charles E. Wyzanski Collection. View Item. In his otherwise masterful book, Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln, James G.

Randall says there are no hard data on the exact number of civilian arrests, but he is nevertheless sure that the reported number must be "exaggerated.". Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln by J G Randall Be the first to review this item This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

For students of constitutional law and history, Abraham Lincoln is perhaps our most compelling president - for he wrestled, and forces us to wrestle, with some of the most fundamental, and momentous questions of constitutional law. In his slender volume Lincoln's Constitution, Daniel Farber.

Buy Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln by Randall, J G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(1). Lincoln's approval of the West Virginia statehood bill on Decemwas thus conditioned upon the acceptance by the people of that state of the Willey Amendment to their own constitution.

This provision, let me repeat, specifically provided for gradual emancipation of the negroes of the state. In fact, this quotation of Neely comes at the end of the chapter entitled uCWas Lincoln a Dictator,uD in which I recount the trashing of the Constitution by Lincoln as discussed in such books as James Randall’s Constitutional Problems Under Lincoln, Dean Sprague’s Freedom Under Lincoln, and Neely’s Fate of Liberty.

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Lincoln’s behavior, more than. But Farber has given readers a well written, thoughtfully considered discussion of many of the "Constitutional Problems under Lincoln." In doing so he has clarified the major executive issues brilliantly. This lawyer has given us historians much to think about and modern Americans much to discuss.

Lincoln's earliest foray into government came at a time when the principle of equality was under assault both by the defenders of slavery who sought to protect their interests and by constitutional conservatives who believed that the framers had wisely agreed to leave the slavery issue alone.

Background It is safe to say that a respect for the principle of separation of powers is deeply ingrained in every American. The nation subscribes to the original premise of the framers of the Constitution that the way to safeguard against tyranny is to separate the powers of government among three branches so that each branch checks the other two.

Lincoln's leadership helped shape public opinion and he maintained his fidelity--and that of the the form and substance of the Constitution.

Lincoln worked within the Constitution even Author: Capital Flows. In Lincoln's Constitution Daniel Farber leads the reader to understand exactly how Abraham Lincoln faced the inevitable constitutional issues brought on by the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln Lecture on Constitutional Law, it is altogether fitting and proper that we begin with the Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln himself on March 4, On that Inaugural Day everyone understood that Lincoln had won a clear majority of duly cast and lawfully counted electoral votes, out of a total of Cited by: 1.

Constitutional Problems under Lincoln was published in A reviewer asserted that Randall had shown "a quality of mastery, which will give his treatment such finality as one may expect from mortal historians."Author: James Harvey Young.

Much worse, DiLorenzo says, Lincoln started a war that killedsouls, not to free slaves or save the Union, but to hold on to the tariff revenue of the seceding Southern states - which provided 95 percent of the federal budget.

Contrary to the design of the U.S. Constitution, Lincoln wanted a strong central government, not a voluntary confederation of sovereign states. [8] Robert Bruce Murray, Legal Cases of the Civil War. (Stackpole Books, ) [9] Murray, Legal Cases of the Civil War, [10] Davis, Corwin and Peltason’s Understanding the Constitution, [11] James Ostrowski, Was the Union Army's Invasion of the Confederate States a Lawful Act.

An Analysis of President Lincoln's Legal Arguments. Cambridge Core - Early Republic and Antebellum History - Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil - by Mark A. Graber This book has been cited by the following publications.

than were constitutionally strictly necessary or risked the enormous destruction of life and property that preceded Lincoln's new birth of by: Thoughtful and illuminating. This is a quite detailed look at Constitutional issues of the Lincoln presidency.

More than that, it uses the Lincoln presidency as a lens to consider broader issues of American government: the nature of the American Union and its federal system, the scope and limits of Presidential, Congressional and Judicial power, separation of powers and the system /5.

The Proclamation was a constitutional exercise of Lincoln's powers. The Proclamation, coupled with the friction of war, developments in the border states, and the make-up of Congress and the Supreme Court, would have destroyed the institution of Cited by: 1.

Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War, by Mark E. Neely Jr. (North Carolina, pp., $35) I n early FebruaryPresident-elect Abraham Author: Fred Schwarz.Dorris, Jonathan T.

Pardon and Amnesty Under Lincoln and Johnson. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Engle, Stephen D. Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union War Governors. University of North Carolina Press, Farber, Daniel A.

Lincoln's Constitution. University of Chicago Press, Foner, Eric. Lincoln was unlettered and knew virtually nothing of international law or economics or the martial arts. If you had to pick one thing that he knew, it was the Constitution.

And that the Constitution, meant nothing to Lincoln starts off as facetious. He didn't like slavery, but he acknowleded that it was, under the Constitution, allowed and.