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Uses of history in the press and in court during California"s battle over Proposition 8

Anqi Li

Uses of history in the press and in court during California"s battle over Proposition 8

casting same-sex marriage as a civil right

by Anqi Li

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law reports, digests,
  • Historiography,
  • California,
  • Mass media and history,
  • Press coverage,
  • Social aspects,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Same-sex marriage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnqi Li ; with a foreword by Dean Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1034.U5 L52 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25238436M
    ISBN 10077342637X
    ISBN 109780773426375
    LC Control Number2012007247

    After most of Proposition was ruled unconstitutional in US district court, in Governor Gray Davis agreed to end the legal battle over the controversial measure. The only part that survived was a provision strengthening the penalties for manufacture and use of false . The s were defined by World War II, the Holocaust, atomic bombs, and the beginning of the Cold War. Women were needed in the workforce to replace men who went to war, and wartime production pulled the U.S. out of the Great Depression. Upon their return, the GI Bill entitled soldiers to a college education. The U. S. emerged from the war as a world superpower, challenged.

    WAR IN CALIFORNIA, United States troops cross the San Gabriel River on the afternoon of January 8,, in a watercolor by Widiam Meyers, a gunner on the U.S.S. Dale. The Americans, com manded by Commodore Robert Stockton and General Stephen Kearny, quickly vanFile Size: 2MB. During the war, Union troops garrisoned Southern California to prevent an uprising of the region's numerous Confederate supporters. In the summer of , a small band of Confederate rangers, assembled from the rebellious local population, raided California's gold country, robbing stagecoaches and engaging in several shootouts with authorities.

    California’s petition for statehood September 9, , Californians sought statehood and, after heated debate in the U.S. Congress arising out of the slavery issue, California entered the Union as a free, nonslavery state by the Compromise of Compromise of Janu , an attempt to seek a compromise between North and South. As part of the Compromise of , the Fugitive. The California Column. Details Category: History In , the California Column commanded by Colonel Carlton was ordered to send over 2, men to the Rio Grande River in New Mexico – over miles away – to drive invading Texan rebels out of Arizona Territory.


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Uses of history in the press and in court during California"s battle over Proposition 8 by Anqi Li Download PDF EPUB FB2

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