Missouri Law And The American Conscience

Author: Kenneth H. Winn
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 082622069X
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Until recently, many of Missouri’s legal records were inaccessible and the existence of many influential, historic cases was unknown. The ten essays in this volume showcase Missouri as both maker and microcosm of American history.

Who Owns Death

Author: Robert J. Lifton
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: 9780380974986
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America is clearly ready to ask the question "Who owns death?" In this timely book, Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell, award-winning authors and collaborators on Hiroshima in America, take an unusual approach to the issue.

Black Hills White Justice

Author: Edward Lazarus
Publisher: Perennial
ISBN: 9780060922078
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A white man's court, according to white man's rules, would now decide if
America's conscience as reflected in its laws required such a payment. On the
floor of Congress and in the national press, the debate began whether a country
in the midst of the worst depression in its history could afford such a price to
redress what many viewed as bygone wrongs. Those wrongs were present
history for the Sioux. With most of the old men gone, and after so much suffering
for so long, to the ...

In Broad Daylight

Author: Harry N. MacLean
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312942366
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Recounts the true story of the murder of Ken Rex McElroy, a man who had terrorized and bullied the citizens of Skidmore, Missouri, and whose killer is still protected by a code of silence.

Americana American Historical Magazine

Author: National American Society
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National American Society. ation the best means of getting the wrongs of the
Saints before Congress. This meeting took place on the sixth of December. A Mr.
Robinson of that delegation, took a stand against the Saints presenting any
claims to be liquidated by the United States; but Joseph contended against him,
and presented the ... that body, had been guilty of any offense against the laws of
Missouri, or of the United States ; but their only offense had been their religious

The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: First Avenue Editions
ISBN: 1467746053
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This unabridged version of Mark Twain's classic American tale—a follow-up to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer—is taken from the 1885 copyright edition and includes original illustrations by Edward W. Kemble.

End Of History And The Last Man

Author: Francis Fukuyama
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416531785
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Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate.

The Myth Of The Imperial Judiciary

Author: Mark Kozlowski
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814749291
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Why the Right is Wrong about the Courts Mark Kozlowski. ruptive, subversive,
and wicked,” “any public man of probity and conscience in the America of the
1790s who engaged in factional politics would have had to persuade himself, not
to say others, that what he was doing in practice did not controvert a theoretical
view to which everyone, himself included, subscribed.” Stanley Elkins and Eric
McKitrick, The Age of Federalism, 263 (1993). Such persuasion usually took the
form of ...

The Youth S Companion

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The rule of law means 'A few years ago men would give and take repast was over
the band played “America,” because of the default of the law-abiding. state and
national officials were forgetting their ment whereby rights are secured which
were ... In a republic the government has been found in the conscience of the
people. without to give us this nation; we must contend The moral revival that is
now going on all over against the enemies within to keep it. They the country is
simply the ...