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Great Trials in American History

Lee Arbetman

Great Trials in American History

United States History

by Lee Arbetman

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by West Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10423320M
    ISBN 100314201319
    ISBN 109780314201317

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Great Trials in American History: Civil War to the Present Paperback – September 1, /5(3). A sturdy, large-format paperback nearly pages long, Great American Trials covers trials from to that encompass every facet of American life that has come under scrutiny in courtrooms: civil rights, freedom of speech and religion, child and family issues, business, medicine, labor, organized crime, murder, kidnapping, politics, privacy, and by: 7.

Ten Great American Trials provides chapter-length accounts of some of the most highly publicized―and fascinating―court cases of the twentieth century.

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Top 10 Historic Trials That Shook the World 10 Salem Trials. The Massachusetts witch trials of the late 17th century – which reached an infamous 9 Alfred Dreyfus.

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Hoffa () - Charles Manson Trial () - Roe v. Wade (). Great Trials in American History This course examines influential and controversial trials and decisions that have affected American history. We begin in the colonial period with the trials of Anne Hutchinson and the Salem witches, which involved freedom of religion and religious hysteria, as well as trials that raised the issues of freedom of.

The Salem Witch Trials are one of the best known, most studied, and most important events in early American history. The afflictions started in Salem Village (present-day Danvers), Massachusetts, in Januaryand by the end of the year the outbreak had spread throughout Essex County, and threatened to bring down the newly formed Massachusetts Bay government of Sir Cited by: 6.

The infamous Salem witch trials were a series of prosecutions for witchcraft starting in in Salem Village, Massachusetts. Learn about what led. Of the fifteen trials covered in this book, I have chosen my top five to mention and comment on: the Scopes (monkey) trial in Tennessee was a travesty and resulted in the death of one of the major lawyers, a very famous American; that of the Rosenbergs just broke my heart, /5(3).

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"Witchcraft in the American Colonies, " American Quarterly 20 ()).Books shelved as academic-history: Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher R.

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