Lincoln And Chief Justice Taney
Slavery, Secession, And the President's War Powers
ISBN10: 074325032X ISBN13: 9780743250320 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: Nov 7 2006 Pages: 324 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Traces the political and personal clashes between the sixteenth president and his Chief Justice, profiling their disparate views about African-American rights, the South's legal ability to secede, and presidential constitutional powers during wartime. 40,000 first printing.