Objects & Places from The Fate of Liberty

Mark E. Neely, Jr.
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Object Descriptions

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 to control the civilian population suspected of disloyalty.

Military Commissions - The U.S. Army's response to bridge burning and other rebellious actions during the Civil War, these tribunals dispense justice during the war.

Militia Draft of 1862 - This is an act which empowers the secretary of war to conscript for nine months those state militias...

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