TITLE

FROM THE LIGHTHOUSES: HOW THE FIRST FEDERAL INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS CREATED PRECEDENT THAT BROADENED THE COMMERCE CLAUSE, SHRUNK THE TAKINGS CLAUSE, AND AFFECTED EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY CONSTITUTIONAL DEBATE

AUTHOR(S)
Grace, Adam S.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2004, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains how the first federal internal improvement projects created precedent that broadened the Commerce Clause. Expansion of the Commerce Clause to encompass federal lighthouse operation; Federalization of lighthouses; Passage of the Lighthouse Act.
ACCESSION #
16057315

 

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