New PDF release: Dictionary of american history

By Stanley I. Kutler

ISBN-10: 0684805332

ISBN-13: 9780684805337

Written by means of educational experts, the totally revised third version covers all facets of yankee background and lifestyle - activities, international relations labour, artwork, economics, wars, associations, legends, locations, scandals, Acts of Congress, very best court docket judgements, companies, enterprises, cultural icons, executive enterprises and masses extra. transparent and obtainable in its language and association, the Dictionary of yankee heritage offers a gateway for researchers venturing into the often-complex terrain of America's earlier. It contains greater than 800 new issues, plus greater than 1,400 articles thoroughly rewritten. It additionally includes, for the 1st time, illustrations and maps put close to the pertinent articles.

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Paul, 1992), and reaffirmed the Miranda decision (Dickerson v. United States, 2000). These same five justices also became crucial in Bush v. Gore (2000), the case that resolved the 2000 presidential election and is already one of the most controversial cases in the Court’s history. The Court issued a stay, 5– 4, mandating that the State of Florida stop counting Presidential ballots on December 9, 2000. The five justices, along with Justices Souter and Breyer in part, ruled in the per curiam opinion that such counting absent uniform statewide standards violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and that all counting efforts had to have been completed by December 12, 2000— the same day the Court issued the opinion and three days after the Court halted the counting of the ballots.

Controversy also arose with the emergence of the second form of substantive due process, as discussed above. In Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), the Court struck down a law criminalizing the use of contraceptive devices on the basis of a “right to privacy” in the Constitution, which it discovered not in the due process clause, but rather in the emanations of the penumbras of the text of the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Ninth Amendments. When it proceeded to render the controversial decision in Roe v.

SWEATSHOP refers to both a workplace and a labor system. Sweated work is undesirable, unhealthy, and undemocratic. Sweated labor is characterized by harsh conditions, long hours, very low wages, job insecurity, and often takes place in illegal and temporary workplaces. ” Historically, however, sweated workers have often toiled in their own homes, in a system called homework and frequently involving child labor. Sweated industries tend to be those with intense competition and often seasonal production, requiring little capital outlay, almost no technological innovation, and a constant supply of cheap, unskilled labor.

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