The American state from the Civil War to the New Deal : the twilight of constitutionalism and the triumph of progressivism / Paul D. Moreno.

This book tells the story of constitutional government in America during the period of the 'social question'. After the Civil War and Reconstruction, and before the 'second Reconstruction' and cultural revolution of the 1960s, Americans dealt with the challenges of the urban and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Moreno, Paul D., 1965- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. The post-war Constitution
  • 2. The judiciary and private rights
  • 3. Crisis of 1890s
  • 4. The new jurisprudence
  • 5. The due process dialectic
  • 6. Toward a Federal police power
  • 7. Rooseveltian progressivism
  • 8. The Lochner incident
  • 9. Court and Constitution in crisis
  • 10. Taft and the Republican crack-up
  • 11. Wilsonian progressivism
  • 12. The new freedom
  • 13. The new Wilson
  • 14. The Great War
  • 15. The return of the regular Tepublicans
  • 16. The Taft court
  • 17. The last progressive
  • 18. The hundred days
  • 19. To the brink
  • 20. The Second New Deal
  • 21. The court fight
  • 22. The abortive Third New Deal
  • 23. The New Deal court.