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1800-1860: Law and Justice

1800-1860: Chapter Seven: Law and Justice

by ERIC T. L. LOVE

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 208

OVERVIEW 216

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

The Aaron Burr Conspiracy 217

The Dred Scott Case 219

Frederick Douglass Responds 221

Gibbons v. Ogden 222

Government Treaties with Native Americans 222

Johnson v. MIntosh 224

People v. Hall 225

The Removal Cases 225

Jacksons State of the Union Address 227

Marshalls Opinion 228

Squatters Rights 228

Cherokee Protest 229

Vigilante Justice 230

Texas Rangers 231

HEADLINE MAKERS

Abraham Lincoln 232

Roger Brooke Taney 233

PUBLICATIONS 235

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