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The ultimate power / Morris L. Ernst.

By: Ernst, Morris L. (Morris Leopold), 1888-1976.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran, [1937]Copyright date: ©1937Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 344 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Constitutional history -- United States | Judicial review -- United States | Constitutional law -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Ultimate power.; Online version:: Ultimate power.DDC classification: 342.739
Contents:
We break from England. Rising sun -- One hundred and fifty years ago -- Barrel staves -- We fight England and then ourselves -- War is on -- In search of a hoop -- Our interstate commerce convention -- We form a nation. Gathering -- Founding fathers : profiles of the fifty-five -- Absent fathers -- Document. Four plans -- Four great powers -- Three departments and the right to change -- Close shave -- End of the first revolution -- Second revolution. Bill of rights -- Democracy advances -- Judges claim the veto power. Mr Marbury and Dred Scott -- From pine knot to candle to whale oil to gas and electricity. Times do change -- Three leeways. Veto power -- State versus state -- Amending process -- Court vetoes Congress. Weasel words of the Constitution -- Bringing it home -- Seventy-six economic gods of 150 years -- Interpreters -- How to curb the judges. Suggestions -- Amendment toward democracy.
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Map on lining-papers.

Includes index.

part 1. We break from England. Rising sun -- One hundred and fifty years ago -- Barrel staves -- We fight England and then ourselves -- War is on -- In search of a hoop -- Our interstate commerce convention -- part 2. We form a nation. Gathering -- Founding fathers : profiles of the fifty-five -- Absent fathers -- part 3. Document. Four plans -- Four great powers -- Three departments and the right to change -- Close shave -- End of the first revolution -- part 4. Second revolution. Bill of rights -- Democracy advances -- part 5. Judges claim the veto power. Mr Marbury and Dred Scott -- part 6. From pine knot to candle to whale oil to gas and electricity. Times do change -- part 7. Three leeways. Veto power -- State versus state -- Amending process -- part 8. Court vetoes Congress. Weasel words of the Constitution -- Bringing it home -- part 9. Seventy-six economic gods of 150 years -- Interpreters -- part 10. How to curb the judges. Suggestions -- Amendment toward democracy.

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