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The Resource FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon

FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon

Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Title
FDR v. the Constitution
Title remainder
the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Statement of responsibility
Burt Solomon
Title variation
FDR versus the Constitution
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating, behind-the-scenes story of Franklin Roosevelt's attempt to pack the Supreme Court recounts the major New Deal initiatives of FDR's first term and the rulings that overturned them, offering a reminder of the perennial temptation toward an imperial presidency that the founders had always feared
Summary
An account of FDR's 1937 effort to reinstate his New Deal legislative programs by adding six new justices to the Supreme Court recounts the unexpected failure of the president's proposal and the ways in which the outcome reshaped the nation
Biography type
contains biographical information
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303041
Cataloging source
DLC
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Solomon, Burt
Dewey number
347.73/2609
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
KF8742
LC item number
.S585 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • United States
  • Judges
  • Law
  • Executive power
  • Separation of powers
  • Constitutional history
  • Democracy
  • Political culture
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy
Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-326) and index
Contents
Nine old men -- Laissez-faire -- The third branch -- The swing vote -- The conservative court -- The court plan -- An ideal New Dealer -- Leader of the opposition -- King Franklin -- The voice from Olympus -- A switch in time -- The heat of democracy -- No compromise -- Out of the impasse -- A good man's mind -- Jefferson's last stand -- Death knell -- Burial -- Victory
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 337 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715890
Lccn
2008033222
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • ocn179789440
  • (OCoLC)179789440
Label
FDR v. the Constitution : the court-packing fight and the triumph of democracy, Burt Solomon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-326) and index
Contents
Nine old men -- Laissez-faire -- The third branch -- The swing vote -- The conservative court -- The court plan -- An ideal New Dealer -- Leader of the opposition -- King Franklin -- The voice from Olympus -- A switch in time -- The heat of democracy -- No compromise -- Out of the impasse -- A good man's mind -- Jefferson's last stand -- Death knell -- Burial -- Victory
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 337 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715890
Lccn
2008033222
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • ocn179789440
  • (OCoLC)179789440

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