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The Idea of Constitutional Conservatism in the Early Twentieth Century

Johnathan O'Neill

in Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251940
eISBN:
9780823253012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251940.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For decades scholars have argued that social Darwinism and laissez- faire ideology transfixed early twentieth-century American constitutionalism. This view has been considerably undermined by a wave ... More


Toward Home Rule: From the Fenians to Parnell’s Ascendancy

David Sim

in A Union Forever: The Irish Question and U.S. Foreign Relations in the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451843
eISBN:
9780801469688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451843.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how Charles Stewart Parnell, an Irish nationalist politician, sought to make his name as a transatlantic leader of the home rule campaign and head of the Irish National Land ... More


Woodrow Wilson and the Meaning of the Lincoln Legacy

Ronald J. Pestritto

in Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251940
eISBN:
9780823253012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251940.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One of the things that unites many intellectuals on the Left and the Right is the belief that Abraham Lincoln was, in some important ways, a father of modern liberalism - that he marked a critical ... More


Calvin Coolidge: “When he went the power and the glory of the Presidency went with him”

Amity Shlaes

in When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190650759
eISBN:
9780190650780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650759.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

At the height of his career and in the second year of his presidency, Calvin Coolidge lost his cherished second son, Calvin Jr. Barely sixteen, Calvin Jr. died suddenly from an infection resulting ... More


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