The Origins of an Expanded Federal Question Jurisdiction : the Fisk Raid and the Removal Act of 1868

Author:
Merkel, Philip Leonard, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisors:
Mccurdy, Charles, Department of History, University of Virginia
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The subject of this study is the Fisk Raid, the Removal Act of 1868, and their combined effect on the balance between state and federal judicial power.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Courts, Finance, History, United States, Federal-state controversies, Railroads
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1983/05