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Author Timberlake, Richard H.

Title Constitutional Money : a Review of the Supreme Court's Monetary Decisions
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents The current state of monetary affairs in the United States -- Emergence of money in civilized societies -- Bimetallic monetary systems and appearance of a national bank -- McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819 -- "To coin money and regulate the value thereof-- " -- Craig v. Missouri, 1830 -- Briscoe v. The Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1837 -- Federal Government issues of treasury notes and greenbacks -- The track of the legal tender bills through Congress -- Bronson v. Rodes, 1868 -- Veazie Bank v. Fenno, 1869 -- Hepburn v. Griswold, 1870 : the legal tender issue -- Knox v. Lee and Parker v. Davis, 1871 : reversal of Hepburn -- Monetary affairs in the United States, 1871-1883 -- The third legal tender case : Juilliard v. Greenman, 1884 -- Commentaries on the legal tender decicions : the issue of sovereignty -- Other commentaries on the legal tender cases -- The (Gold) Currency Act of 1900 and monetary affairs in the United States before 1914 -- The Federal reserve system, 1914-1929 -- The great contraction, 1929-33 -- Gold! : Where did it go? : Why didn't the gold standard work? -- The gold clause cases, 1934-1935 -- Gold and monetary affairs in the twentieth century -- A constitutional monetary system
Summary This book analyzes nine Supreme Court decisions that dealt primarily with money, monetary events and monetary policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject United States. Supreme Court -- Cases.
Money -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1139506609 (electronic bk.)
1139613081 (e-book)
1139626108 (electronic bk.)
9781139506601 (electronic bk.)
9781139613088 (e-book)
9781139626101 (electronic bk.)