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Slavery in the Federal Territories

Don E. Fehrenbacher and Ward M. McAfee

in The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158052
eISBN:
9780199849475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158052.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Jefferson laid the foundation for the system of decimal coinage that was subsequently adopted by Congress. He coauthored a plan for the disposal of western lands featuring a grid system of ... More


Racial Vote Dilution and Gerrymandering

James Lindley Wilson

in Democratic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores one important controversy bedeviling nonproportional, territorial-districting systems such as those that exist in the United States: the problem of racial minority vote ... More


Polities

Peter J. Kastor

in The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on various issues related to politics and policy making for Louisiana. For American policymakers, nationhood of a particular form remained the only viable strategy to preserve ... More


The Nation's Crucible: The Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America

Peter Kastor

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101195
eISBN:
9780300128246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101195.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the circumstances in which the United States acquired Louisiana in 1803, and investigates the period from 1803 to 1808, when the Louisiana Purchase unleashed numerous, often ... More


The Law & Politics of Brexit: Volume II: The Withdrawal Agreement

Federico Fabbrini (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198848356
eISBN:
9780191882883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848356.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the withdrawal agreement concluded between the United Kingdom and the European Union to create the legal framework for Brexit. Building on a ... More


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