This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Articles of War (1806) - These regulations restrict martial law to members of the armed forces.
Copperheads - This is a nickname given to Northern "Peace" Democrats who oppose the Civil War and call for a peace settlement with the Confederates.
Habeas Corpus - This writ is a constitutional right at all times except in cases of invasion or rebellion.
Martial Law - This system of rules takes effect when the military takes control of the normal management of justice.
Mexican War - This conflict sets a precedent for using military commissions...
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