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The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment$
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Kurt T. Lash

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195372618

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372618.001.0001

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Slavery and the Impact of the Fourteenth Amendment

Slavery and the Impact of the Fourteenth Amendment

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The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

Kurt T. Lash

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the use of the Ninth Amendment in the years preceding the Civil War and the potential impact of the Reconstruction Amendments, particularly the Fourteenth Amendment. It seeks to reconcile the principles informing the original Constitution with the new more libertarian principles of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments.

Keywords:   Ninth Amendment, Civil War, Reconstruction, Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment

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