Morrison R. Waite


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Noun1.Morrison R. Waite - United States jurist who was appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1874 by President Grant (1816-1888)
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The Supreme Court under Morrison R. Waite, 1874-1888.
Kens (political science and history, Texas State U.-San Marcos) recounts the history of the Supreme Court under Morrison R. Waite from 1874 to 1888, a period of racial violence and sectional strife after the Civil War, Western expansion, and commercial revolution that produced new corporate businesses and dissatisfaction among agrarian and labor interests.
PETER MAGRATH, MORRISON R. WAITE; THE TRIUMPH OF CHARACTER 305-06 (1963).