Table of contents for Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney : slavery, secession, and the president's war powers / James F. Simon.


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CONTENTS

Introduction

Chapter One "A Moonlight Mind"

Chapter Two "My Politics Are Short and Sweet"

Chapter Three "The Monstrous Injustice of Slavery"

Chapter Four Dred Scott

Chapter Five "The Better Angels of Our Nature"

Chapter Six "All the Laws But One"

Chapter Seven "A People's Contest"

Chapter Eight Silencing the Agitator

Epilogue

Acknowledgments

Notes

Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Executive power -- United States -- History.
War and emergency powers -- United States -- History.
Secession -- United States -- History.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.
Taney, Roger Brooke, -- 1777-1864.