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    Reconstruction and the 14th Amendment

    Michael Ross spoke about Reconstruction and the origins of the 14th amendment. His course is titled U.S. Constitutional and Legal History Since 1860. Andrew Johnson was a Tennessee Democrat who…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case, Slaughterhouse Cases

    Paul Clement and Michael Ross talked about the 1873 Supreme Court ruling on the Slaughterhouse Cases, in which the court declined 5-4 to broadly apply the Fourteenth Amendment when New Orleans butchers…

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    Reconstruction and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Professor Michael Ross talked about the role of the Supreme Court during Reconstruction. He spoke about the tensions between President Andrew Johnson and the Republican-controlled Congress,…

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    Criminal Justice in Reconstruction-Era New Orleans

    Michael Ross, history professor at the University of Maryland, talked about his book, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law and Justice in the Reconstruction Era, about the 1870…

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    The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

    Michael Ross talked about his book, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era, about the 1870 kidnapping of Mollie Digby, a white…

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    Writing About the Presidents

    Panelists discussed the topic “Making of the Presidents: Bringing History Alive on the Page.” Three historians who have written about widely differing aspects of the American presidency described…

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