Reconstruction-Era Study of the U.S. Constitution McIntosh, Kenneth. Notes on the Constitutional History of the United States. Pittsburgh: James Harry, 1877. 197 pp. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584777359; ISBN-10: 1584777354. Hardcover. New. $75. * Written at the end of the Reconstruction period, this is a stimulating and often insightful study of the early political history of the United States and its constitutional growth from the colonial period to the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment. It is particularly interesting for its balanced, coolly legalistic, discussion of the Civil War, the reconstruction amendments and the decisions of the Supreme Court under Taney, Chase and Waite. McIntosh was a Pittsburgh lawyer. Notes is based on a series of lectures presented to the students of Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA.
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