Secession on trial : the treason prosecution of Jefferson Davis / Cynthia Nicoletti.

This book focuses on the post-Civil War treason prosecution of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, which was seen as a test case on the major question that animated the Civil War: the constitutionality of secession. The case never went to trial because it threatened to undercut the meaning and si...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Main Author: Nicoletti, Cynthia (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Series:Studies in legal history.


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