Vol. 1: English and colonial origins Independence and nationhood A more perfect union Launching the new government Jeffersonian republicanism John Marshall and judicial nationalism Majority rule and sectional rights More power to the states Slavery and the Constitution The crisis of the union Reconstructing the nation Promises betrayed Property rights and judicial activism Vol. 2: Progressivism and the new nationalism World War I and the Constitution Normalcy and reaction The New Deal revolution The new constitutionalism World War II and the Constitution The era of the Cold War Earl Warren takes the helm A decade of change and progress The new judicial activism Nationalizing criminal due process And era of discord and crisis Progress on first amendment rights Civil rights and affirmative action Protecting individual liberty Criminal due process after Warren Civilizing the death penalty Politics and the Constitution The new millennium The Roberts court.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Vol. 1-2. Vol. 1-2.
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