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OUSD Teaching American History Grant II
November 8, 2005

?The 19th Century Constitution?
Robin Einhorn, University of California, Berkeley

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  • Thirteenth Amendment - Slavery And Involuntary Servitude
    http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/
    details_explanation.php?link=168&const=20_amd_13

  • Fourteenth Amendment - Rights Guaranteed Privileges and Immunities of Citizenship, Due Process and Equal Protection
    http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/
    details_explanation.php?link=171&const=21_amd_14

  • Fifteenth Amendment - Right of Citizens to Vote
    http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/
    details_explanation.php?link=182&const=22_amd_15
  • U.S. SUPREME COURT Slaughterhouse Cases, 1873 Holding 13th & 14th Amendments Don't Guarantee Federal Protection of Individual Rights Against Discrimination by Their Own State Gov'ts
    http://www.lectlaw.com/files/case30.htm

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT Slaughterhouse Cases 1873,
    Dissenting Opinion by Justice Field
    http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0083_0036_ZD.html

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT Lochner v. New York (1905) As explained in The Words We Live By by Linda Monk:
    http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/
    search_results.php?framein=results_Lochner_v._New_York.html

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT Lochner v. New York 1905, Re: State's Police Powers vs Personal Liberty to Contract Under the 14th Amendment The Supreme Court dealt a blow in 1905 to efforts to regulate labor conditions in a 5-4 decision stating that states could not restrict ordinary workers' hours.
    http://www.lectlaw.com/files/case37.htm

  • U.S. SUPREME COURT Muller v. Oregon 1908 This case, decided by the Supreme Court in 1908, upheld an Oregon law of 1903 limiting the number of hours women could work in certain commercial businesses.
    http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0208_0412_ZO.html

  • Muller v. Oregon (Supreme Court upholds maximum hour law), February 24, 1908
    from "Women Working, 1800 - 1930" published by Harvard University Library
    http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/events_muller.html

  • Muller v. Oregon 1908 Background information. Does the Oregon law violate a woman's freedom of contract implicit in the liberty protected by due process of the Fourteenth Amendment?
    http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/democrac/30.htm