Prelude to conflict : the Marshall court and The antelope The Marshall court and federalism Sectionalism and the rise of the second-party system The Supreme Court in the early 1840s United States v. The Amistad Slavery, the commerce power, and Groves v. Slaughter The problem of fugitive slaves Assessment Slavery and territorial expansion The controversy over fugitive slaves, 1843-1853 The Supreme Court in 1846 Revisiting the commerce power The ongoing struggle over fugitive slaves Prelude to Dred Scott : Strader v. Graham and the doctrine of reattachment Assessment The Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Anthony Burns affair, and the demise of the second-party system The Supreme Court in the mid-1850s Ableman v. Booth, part 1: northern nullification Dred Scott, part 1: the road to the Supreme Court The court on the brink Sectionalism on the march Dred Scott, part 2: reargument and reconsideration Dred Scott, part 3: the opinions of the justices Dred Scott, part 4: the reaction to the court's decision Ableman v. Booth, part 2: the court decides The election of 1860 Kentucky v. Dennison and the problem of extradition.
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